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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 3.32% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 22.83% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 2
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.26%

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
121 127 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.68% 14.55% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 98 68
Median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £30.00 £44.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 20 February 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Nessus
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) CISSP
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Sun
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (23.53%) Snort
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) SIEM
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) CLAS
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) CISA
6 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.88%) GCIA
6 1 (5.88%) GCIH
6 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Snort
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) Nessus
2 3 (17.65%) QRadar
3 2 (11.76%) Nmap
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (5.88%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
3 3 (17.65%) ScanSafe
4 2 (11.76%) Qualys
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk