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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Bristol
Rank - 49 65
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 2.77% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.56% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 2
Median daily rate - £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

TCP/IP 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 155 151 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.83% 16.72% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 111 60
Median daily rate £351 £360 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Bristol

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) CISSP
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Nessus
6 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) SIEM
7 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) Snort
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Intel Security

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) CLAS
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (7.69%) GCIA
5 1 (7.69%) GCIH
5 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Snort
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Nmap
3 2 (15.38%) QRadar
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 2 (15.38%) Qualys
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) ScanSafe
2 2 (15.38%) Sun
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk