The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 54 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.64% 2.54% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 16.13% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 4
Median daily rate £340 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £361 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.04% 15.76% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 84 65
Median daily rate £352 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £38.25 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bristol region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bristol region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP 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 Bristol region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Nessus
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) CISSP
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Snort
7 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.83%) Validation

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) SNMP
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) CESG
2 3 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) SIEM
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 3 (12.50%) CISM
5 3 (12.50%) CLAS
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) CCVP
7 1 (4.17%) CISA
7 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
7 1 (4.17%) GCIA
7 1 (4.17%) GCIH
7 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) Snort
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Nessus
2 5 (20.83%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) QRadar
4 3 (12.50%) Nmap
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (4.17%) RSA enVision
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) ScanSafe
4 4 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (12.50%) Qualys
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Splunk