The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 122 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 2.33% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
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£450 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
FTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Berkshire region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Berkshire region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +1 3 £450 +114.28%
Reading -1 1 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Thatcham - 1 - -
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) RAD
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) RUP
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) COBOL
5 3 (17.65%) RPG
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) OS/400
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) SNA

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessWare
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) SNA
4 3 (17.65%) APPN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) 802.15
6 1 (5.88%) SSH
6 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
6 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BI
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Designer
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Product Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) APPC
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) XSL
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) JMS
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) AS400
1 3 (17.65%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) OS/400
3 3 (17.65%) i5/OS
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) RAD
1 4 (23.53%) RUP
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
3 3 (17.65%) COBOL
3 3 (17.65%) RPG
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) IBM Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) NetIQ
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Vitria
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Isilon
4 1 (5.88%) Assembla