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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 118 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 1.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
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£150 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £140 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £290 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
728 647 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 22.69% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 244 208
Average daily rate £300 £295 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 -1 6 £175 +55.55%
Reading -4 1 £113 - 4
Slough - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (53.57%) 4G
2 15 (53.57%) 3G
3 9 (32.14%) 2G
3 9 (32.14%) GSM
4 8 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.86%) SMPP
7 5 (17.86%) SS7
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.86%) CCNP
7 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
7 5 (17.86%) UMTS
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) F5
7 5 (17.86%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (17.86%) System Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) CCSA
7 5 (17.86%) CCSE
7 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
8 4 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (14.29%) LTE
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) TACACS

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) 3G
1 15 (53.57%) 4G
2 9 (32.14%) 2G
2 9 (32.14%) GSM
3 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
3 5 (17.86%) UMTS
3 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
3 5 (17.86%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (17.86%) SS7
3 5 (17.86%) SMPP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) LTE
4 4 (14.29%) TACACS
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) RNC
5 3 (10.71%) Nortel Alteon
5 3 (10.71%) NBAP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) TestPartner
2 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WAP
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.57%) LINQ
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (3.57%) FastCGI
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
2 5 (17.86%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) CCSA
1 5 (17.86%) CCSE
1 5 (17.86%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCSP
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) OpenView
2 3 (10.71%) Netcool
3 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Nortel
5 3 (10.71%) Radware
5 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) Crossbeam
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) NetHawk
6 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
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