Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 86 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 -19 +30
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.80% 1.06% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 8.06% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 29
Bristol median daily rate £313 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +1.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £105 £115
90th Percentile £465 £548 £482
South West median daily rate £300 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -16.08% +10.00% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -49.33% - +56.25%

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 275 211 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.64% 13.11% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 135 151
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £159 £228 £215
90th Percentile £570 £589 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £16.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.50 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Puppet
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
7 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) Nmap
3 1 (6.67%) OfficeScan
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) BEA
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds