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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 107 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 21 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 2.12% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate £475 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £118 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £220 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £225 £375
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
617 756 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.71% 26.44% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 324 234
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +3 9 £475 +304.25% 2
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (44.83%) FortiGate
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) HTTP
6 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
6 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (34.48%) Network Security
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) CCNP
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (24.14%) F5
10 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) BGP
11 5 (17.24%) OSPF
11 5 (17.24%) VRRP
11 5 (17.24%) MVC
11 5 (17.24%) CCSA
11 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
11 5 (17.24%) ProxySG
11 5 (17.24%) CCSE

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (37.93%) HTTP
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (34.48%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
7 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (17.24%) FWSM
7 5 (17.24%) HTTPS
7 5 (17.24%) OSPF
7 5 (17.24%) RIP
7 5 (17.24%) SMTP
7 5 (17.24%) SNMP
7 5 (17.24%) SSL
7 5 (17.24%) VRRP
8 4 (13.79%) Broadband
9 3 (10.34%) 4G
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Fiddler
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Security Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) IP Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) IP Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) FastCGI
2 5 (17.24%) LINQ
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 5 (17.24%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) AppFabric
3 1 (3.45%) CGI
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.45%) SAML
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (17.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.45%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCSA
2 5 (17.24%) CCSE
2 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
5 2 (6.90%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCSD
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
2 2 (6.90%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Nmap
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Meraki
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) NetScout
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy