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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 60 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.54% 0.55% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 5.06% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 8
Average daily rate
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£350 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -20.37%
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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
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) DTV
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
6 2 (13.33%) DLNA
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Android
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DLNA
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DVB
3 1 (6.67%) SS7
3 1 (6.67%) GPRS
3 1 (6.67%) GSM
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) MVNO
3 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (6.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) JNI
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) DTV
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
2 2 (13.33%) MPEG
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) iDTV
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) DRM
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCDST
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Open Text
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace