The first table below looks at the demand for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 116 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 656 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.23% 26.82% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 220 204
Average daily rate £330 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the Berkshire region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +3 3 £255 -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark.

1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) LTE
2 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) INAP
2 4 (30.77%) ISUP
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (23.08%) HSPA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
4 2 (15.38%) Handset
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) ISUP
2 4 (30.77%) INAP
2 4 (30.77%) LTE
2 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
3 3 (23.08%) HSPA
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) SMS
4 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) WCDMA
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) SS7
4 2 (15.38%) SGSN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) SCCP
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
1 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) V-Model
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Radware
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Redknee
3 1 (7.69%) NetHawk
3 1 (7.69%) Crossbeam
3 1 (7.69%) Tektronix
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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