Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 92 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 +38
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 8 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.50% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 2.99% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 34
Bristol median daily rate £300 £519 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.17% +59.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £169 £292 £120
90th Percentile £391 £538 £483
South West median daily rate £300 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -18.92% +13.85% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -58.13% +122.22% -12.20%

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 221 268 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.95% 16.69% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 181 191
Bristol median daily rate £368 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +0.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £166 £231 £200
90th Percentile £491 £538 £481
South West median daily rate £388 £360 £360
% change year-on-year +7.64% - -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Bristol median hourly rate £40.53 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.05% +19.35% -32.24%
10th Percentile £16.48 £11.92 £8.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.30 £29.13
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +66.67%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) MPEG
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Lisp
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.69%) MCDST
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MOS
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) Salt
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.69%) OfficeScan
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam