The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 71 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£118 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +18.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
180 236 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.95% 23.89% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 81 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the Reading region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Wireshark
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Packet Switching
3 1 (25.00%) NetHawk
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Packet Switching
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) NetHawk