Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 94 87
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.086% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.70% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -0.50% - +92.31%

Wireshark is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 227 143 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.67% 12.33% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 98 133
Wales median daily rate £400 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £244 £149 £225
90th Percentile £575 £475 £537
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 23
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -33.33% +121.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.83
90th Percentile £42.00 £39.72 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +5.26% -21.81% +21.50%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in Wales

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in Wales