The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 73 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 2.94% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 24.05% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £261 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 79 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.93% 12.23% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 82
Average daily rate £375 £294 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
TCP/IP
South West

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
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 April 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 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) RTCP
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) RTCP
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) M3UA
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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