Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 90 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.53% 1.16% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 7.03% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 24
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.08% -3.82%
10th Percentile £333 £150 £131
90th Percentile £570 £441 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.86% +6.06% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £20.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £21.50 - £46.75
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.95% -16.00% -9.64%

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 291 313 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.02% 16.51% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 203 182
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -11.48%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.79% +14.29% +11.36%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.30 £11.15
90th Percentile £132.00 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -15.92%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Salt
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) VRRP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Lisp
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SELinux
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Brocade
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) Meraki
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard