Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireshark
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 189 207
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 23 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 2.58% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 14
South West median daily rate £389 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £369 £306 £375
90th Percentile £421 £414 £475
England median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.96% +9.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +92.31% -30.67%

Wireshark is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 824 893 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.95% 15.34% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 529 459
South West median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £171 £188 £185
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
England median daily rate £405 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.36% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 89 69
South West median hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.76% -15.92% +96.25%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.24
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.70% +15.00% +2.56%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the South West

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireshark in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the South West

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the South West

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 19 £388 -
Wiltshire -16 3 - -
Dorset +10 1 £418 +6.37%
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UML
2 14 (60.87%) C
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 14 (60.87%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (60.87%) GDB
2 14 (60.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) LTE
6 5 (21.74%) 4G
6 5 (21.74%) GSM
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) 3G
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) 2G
7 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (13.04%) Actix
8 3 (13.04%) Huawei
8 3 (13.04%) HSPA
8 3 (13.04%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Nokia
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) WCDMA
8 3 (13.04%) Python
9 2 (8.70%) Perl
9 2 (8.70%) 3GPP

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) 4G
1 5 (21.74%) GSM
1 5 (21.74%) LTE
2 4 (17.39%) 2G
2 4 (17.39%) 3G
2 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (13.04%) HSPA
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) WCDMA
4 2 (8.70%) 3GPP
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) GPRS
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) RNC
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) GDB
1 14 (60.87%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (60.87%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
1 14 (60.87%) UML
2 3 (13.04%) High Availability
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Ada
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCENT
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) CREST Certified
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SANS
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Samba
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) Icinga
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.35%) Opsview
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Actix
2 3 (13.04%) Huawei
2 3 (13.04%) Nokia
3 2 (8.70%) NetScout
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Acme Packet
4 1 (4.35%) Agilent
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Redknee
4 1 (4.35%) Serena
4 1 (4.35%) Tekelec