Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 91 72
Rank change year-on-year -38 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.41% 1.22% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 7.82% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 22
Bristol median daily rate £350 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -9.38% +31.69%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £137
90th Percentile £570 £458 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate £14.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £13.00 - £41.25
90th Percentile £15.00 - £46.75
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +52.78% -28.00% -

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 311 307 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.29% 15.59% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 189 152
Bristol median daily rate £388 £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -0.37% -9.67%
10th Percentile £256 £163 £213
90th Percentile £506 £540 £549
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £17.13
90th Percentile £159.75 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -8.28%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Junos
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) BGP

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) ADSL
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Junos
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) VRRP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (11.11%) FCoE
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Digital TV
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) LIMS
2 1 (11.11%) MPEG
2 1 (11.11%) PACS
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard