Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 90 70
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.93% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 5.42% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 25
Bristol median daily rate £355 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.41% +9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £288 £216 £288
90th Percentile £513 £536 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £19.25 - £42.50
10th Percentile £16.68 - £41.25
90th Percentile £21.23 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.30% -21.76% -1.16%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 248 295 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.14% 17.17% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 200 206
Bristol median daily rate £368 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +0.64% -2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £206
90th Percentile £475 £520 £534
South West median daily rate £375 £366 £360
% change year-on-year +2.39% +1.74% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 19
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.79% +14.29% +3.16%
10th Percentile £16.60 £11.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £90.38 £34.65 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.40% +11.67%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Bristol

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Bristol

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Bristol

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Terraform
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) VMware

TCP/IP
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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (13.33%) Junos
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) MPEG
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Due Diligence
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Lisp
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) MCDST
3 1 (6.67%) MCT
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Meraki
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard