The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireshark
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 116
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 0 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.62% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 10
Median daily rate - £413 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +175.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £393 £225
% change year-on-year +7.64% +74.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00

Wireshark is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 607 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.58% 24.38% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 287 319
Median daily rate £413 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Wireshark as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in Berkshire

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireshark in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) HSRP
3 4 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) ICMP

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) ICMP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Broadband
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (25.00%) F5