The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 69
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.88% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £118
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +5.33% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +73.07%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 213 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.70% 24.29% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 114 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in Reading