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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 108 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 17 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.33% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 1.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£241 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
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
574 648 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.02% 26.70% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 240 228
Average daily rate £325 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Newbury - 12 - -
Slough 0 3 £313 +22.54%
Reading -8 1 £170 -54.66% 2
Wireshark
South East

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (60.71%) GSM
2 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
3 16 (57.14%) UMTS
4 15 (53.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 14 (50.00%) GPRS
6 13 (46.43%) 3G
6 13 (46.43%) 4G
7 12 (42.86%) Test Management
7 12 (42.86%) HP
8 11 (39.29%) Validation
8 11 (39.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (39.29%) Test Planning
8 11 (39.29%) VoLTE
9 10 (35.71%) LTE
10 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
10 9 (32.14%) RNC
10 9 (32.14%) HSDPA
11 7 (25.00%) 2G
11 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
12 6 (21.43%) NAS
12 6 (21.43%) Wireless
12 6 (21.43%) SS7
12 6 (21.43%) DNS
13 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
13 5 (17.86%) SIGTRAN
14 4 (14.29%) SMPP
15 3 (10.71%) ISUP
15 3 (10.71%) INAP
15 3 (10.71%) 802.15

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (60.71%) GSM
2 16 (57.14%) UMTS
3 15 (53.57%) Diameter Protocol
4 14 (50.00%) GPRS
5 13 (46.43%) 3G
5 13 (46.43%) 4G
6 11 (39.29%) VoLTE
7 10 (35.71%) LTE
8 9 (32.14%) HSDPA
8 9 (32.14%) RNC
9 7 (25.00%) 2G
10 6 (21.43%) Wireless
10 6 (21.43%) SS7
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) NAS
11 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
11 5 (17.86%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (14.29%) SMPP
13 3 (10.71%) ISUP
13 3 (10.71%) INAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Tester
2 11 (39.29%) Technical Tester
3 9 (32.14%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
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
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
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Test Management
2 11 (39.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Validation
2 11 (39.29%) Test Planning
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) V-Model
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) C++
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CCSA
2 2 (7.14%) CCSE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) F5
3 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.57%) Meraki
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper