The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 108 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 1.24% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £181 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -45.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £126 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £236 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +18.42%
Wireshark
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
658 564 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.68% 22.37% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 195 182
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £148.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 2015. 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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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
Newbury 0 2 £175 +55.55% 1
Reading -6 1 £118 - 3
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) 3G
1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 18 (66.67%) 4G
2 9 (33.33%) 2G
2 9 (33.33%) GSM
2 9 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (29.63%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (22.22%) System Testing
4 6 (22.22%) SS7
5 5 (18.52%) SMPP
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) 3GPP
5 5 (18.52%) UMTS
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (18.52%) LTE
6 4 (14.81%) VoLTE
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) HTTP
7 3 (11.11%) SNMP
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (11.11%) Test Management
7 3 (11.11%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) NBAP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) 3G
1 18 (66.67%) 4G
2 9 (33.33%) 2G
2 9 (33.33%) GSM
3 8 (29.63%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (22.22%) SS7
5 5 (18.52%) SMPP
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (18.52%) 3GPP
5 5 (18.52%) UMTS
5 5 (18.52%) LTE
6 4 (14.81%) VoLTE
7 3 (11.11%) RNC
7 3 (11.11%) NBAP
7 3 (11.11%) HTTP
7 3 (11.11%) SNMP
7 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
8 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) TestPartner
2 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Tester
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) WCF
1 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
1 1 (3.70%) LINQ
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 1 (3.70%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
1 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) System Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) CCSA
1 2 (7.41%) CCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.41%) NetHawk
3 2 (7.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Aruba
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Huawei
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) Infoblox