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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 45 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 26 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.10% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.14% 3.48% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
TCP/IP
South West

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
123 115 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.68% 13.51% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 38
Average daily rate £360 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
5 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (18.92%) Dell
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (16.22%) HbbTV
8 6 (16.22%) OIPF
8 6 (16.22%) DTV
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) SLA
8 6 (16.22%) Broadband
8 6 (16.22%) MPEG
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) Python
9 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
9 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
9 5 (13.51%) IBM Domino
9 5 (13.51%) Java

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (13.51%) IBM Domino
1 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Acrobat
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Broadband
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) HbbTV
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) Modbus
2 5 (13.51%) Profibus
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DVB
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Python Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SCADA Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) DTV Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) PLC Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) PLC SCADA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PLC Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SCADA Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.70%) DHTML
5 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) DTV
2 6 (16.22%) MPEG
3 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) SCADA
4 4 (10.81%) IPTV
4 4 (10.81%) Video on Demand
5 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
5 3 (8.11%) PKI
6 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
6 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.41%) Statistics
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.11%) Unix
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (8.11%) SDLC
4 3 (8.11%) Security Hardening
4 3 (8.11%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Validation
4 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Server Building
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.22%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) CWDP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) OIPF
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (13.51%) Wonderware InTouch
2 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 3 (8.11%) Nmap
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) logstash
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Dell
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Adobe
4 5 (13.51%) Apple
4 5 (13.51%) Lotus
4 5 (13.51%) Symantec
4 5 (13.51%) Wonderware
5 3 (8.11%) Qualys
5 3 (8.11%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) Allen-Bradley
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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