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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 71 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 2 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 1.38% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 6.28% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
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£375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
196 239 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.59% 22.05% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 95 130
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.50 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £13.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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

Wireshark
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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) FWSM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 1 (50.00%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) F5