Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 73 86
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 22 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.13% 2.16% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 15.10% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 14
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £150 £135 £261
90th Percentile £441 £538 £481
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% - +4.17%

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 308 245 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.82% 14.28% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 168 114
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.26% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.25 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, 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 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
3 12 (54.55%) J2EE
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Apache
4 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (50.00%) JBoss
4 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
6 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (36.36%) Clustering
7 8 (36.36%) iPlanet
7 8 (36.36%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Sun
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) High Availability
8 7 (31.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (31.82%) AIX
8 7 (31.82%) HPUX

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 11 (50.00%) Apache
1 11 (50.00%) JBoss
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (36.36%) iPlanet
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) EPiServer
4 3 (13.64%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) Multicast
4 3 (13.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) IPsec
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) FCoE
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Solaris Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Solaris
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) HPUX
5 6 (27.27%) SUSE
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C-shell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) CLAS
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) KVM
5 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
6 2 (9.09%) Samba
7 1 (4.55%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Sun
5 7 (31.82%) Veritas
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) PlateSpin
7 3 (13.64%) BEA
7 3 (13.64%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) CommVault
9 1 (4.55%) Cognos
9 1 (4.55%) Opsware
9 1 (4.55%) Qualys