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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 115 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 12 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 3.54% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
662 593 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 22.82% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 227 233
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 36
Average hourly rate £36.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £13.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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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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 £315 -
Reading +5 1 - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 9 (40.91%) TACACS
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (36.36%) CCNP
5 8 (36.36%) CCSE
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) CCSA
5 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Network Management
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 7 (31.82%) Radware
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (31.82%) Nortel Alteon
6 7 (31.82%) Crossbeam
6 7 (31.82%) Fault Management
6 7 (31.82%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) Nortel
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) WAP
6 7 (31.82%) CCSP
6 7 (31.82%) OpenView

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 9 (40.91%) TACACS
4 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) Nortel Alteon
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) SMS
6 5 (22.73%) 3G
7 4 (18.18%) HTTP
7 4 (18.18%) 4G
8 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.64%) FWSM
8 3 (13.64%) RIP
8 3 (13.64%) SNMP
8 3 (13.64%) UMTS
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
8 3 (13.64%) BGP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) TestPartner
2 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IP Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WAP
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) FastCGI
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 2 (9.09%) DTV
4 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
5 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Management
1 7 (31.82%) Fault Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
2 5 (22.73%) Release Management
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) CCSE
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
1 8 (36.36%) CCSA
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
2 7 (31.82%) CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) OpenView
1 7 (31.82%) Netcool
2 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) Radware
4 7 (31.82%) Crossbeam
4 7 (31.82%) Nortel
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Huawei
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense