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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 1.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.56% 12.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Median daily rate £320 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
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
136 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.21% 10.37% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 61 44
Median daily rate £360 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Median hourly rate £10.50 £22.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 2016, 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (41.46%) Linux
5 15 (36.59%) DNS
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
7 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
8 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
9 10 (24.39%) VPN
9 10 (24.39%) Clustering
10 9 (21.95%) Firewall
10 9 (21.95%) Dell
10 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (19.51%) VMware
12 7 (17.07%) MS Office
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
12 7 (17.07%) Citrix
12 7 (17.07%) LAN
12 7 (17.07%) DHCP
12 7 (17.07%) Sun
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
13 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared

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 5 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Domino
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Node.js
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) VPN
3 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 7 (17.07%) DHCP
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 5 (12.20%) Broadband
6 5 (12.20%) HbbTV
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security
6 5 (12.20%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) WAN
7 3 (7.32%) DVB
8 2 (4.88%) HTTP
8 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.44%) OSPF
9 1 (2.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Build Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) DHTML
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) Clustering
3 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
4 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (12.20%) DTV
4 5 (12.20%) MPEG
5 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
5 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
6 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
6 3 (7.32%) IPTV
6 3 (7.32%) PKI
6 3 (7.32%) Video on Demand
7 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
7 2 (4.88%) Statistics
8 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) SCADA
8 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Unix
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (7.32%) Solaris
9 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
9 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
9 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Security Hardening
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Document Management
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.32%) SDLC
5 3 (7.32%) Server Building
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.88%) GCIA
5 2 (4.88%) GCIH
5 2 (4.88%) MCDST
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) SANS
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) OIPF
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) Snort
4 2 (4.88%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Nagios
2 3 (7.32%) Nessus
2 3 (7.32%) Nmap
2 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.88%) logstash
3 2 (4.88%) RSA enVision
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Dell
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) Sun
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.20%) Intel Security
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.76%) Wyse
8 3 (7.32%) Adobe
8 3 (7.32%) Apple
8 3 (7.32%) Lotus
8 3 (7.32%) Qualys
8 3 (7.32%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) Splunk