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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 53 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.33% 1.67% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 10.22% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 13
Median daily rate £435 £344 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.54% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £278 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +100.00%  

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 143 137 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.25% 16.31% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 104 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 10 (90.91%) Unix
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 6 (54.55%) JBoss
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 6 (54.55%) HPUX
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (54.55%) iPlanet
4 6 (54.55%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) KVM
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) iPlanet
1 6 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
1 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) HPUX
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) High Availability
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) CLAS
4 2 (18.18%) CREST Certified
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) GCIA
4 2 (18.18%) GCIH
4 2 (18.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (45.45%) KVM
1 5 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 2 (18.18%) Snort
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) Nmap
1 2 (18.18%) RSA enVision
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) F5
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) PlateSpin
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
4 2 (18.18%) LogRhythm
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Opsware