The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 47 62
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15  
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.09% 2.71% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 16.67% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 9
Median daily rate £438 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £146 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.75 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -17.85% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 138 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.25% 16.27% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 56
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Bristol

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) McAfee
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Retail
6 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
6 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium
7 4 (15.38%) JMeter

Internet
Co-occurring 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (7.69%) Route 53
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) Broadband
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) 4G
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.85%) LTE
4 1 (3.85%) RNC
4 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 4 (15.38%) JMeter
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
1 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) APMP
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) GCIA
3 2 (7.69%) GCIH
3 2 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) RSA enVision
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.85%) Huawei
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) VMware