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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 115 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.22% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.83% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £295 £400 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -10.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £440 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-46.83% +85.88%
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
559 723 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.09% 26.91% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 321 231
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.80 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 4 £350 - 5
Slough +9 3 £250 -44.44%
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (73.91%) HTTP
2 15 (65.22%) SSL
3 12 (52.17%) Middleware
3 12 (52.17%) SSH
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) SOAP
6 9 (39.13%) Unix
6 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
6 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (34.78%) CA
7 8 (34.78%) LDAP
7 8 (34.78%) HTTPS
8 7 (30.43%) IBM
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
8 7 (30.43%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (30.43%) DataPower
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) C++
9 6 (26.09%) VB
9 6 (26.09%) REST
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (21.74%) JProfiler
10 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (21.74%) HP SiteScope

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) HTTP
2 15 (65.22%) SSL
3 12 (52.17%) SSH
4 8 (34.78%) HTTPS
4 8 (34.78%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) Internet
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Intranet
9 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
9 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (4.35%) DHCP
10 1 (4.35%) IPsec
10 1 (4.35%) SMTP
10 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Introscope
1 5 (21.74%) JProfiler
1 5 (21.74%) Toad
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Web Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Web Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) Web Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (26.09%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) JMS
7 3 (13.04%) JDBC
7 3 (13.04%) ODBC
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
9 1 (4.35%) CSS
9 1 (4.35%) WAP
9 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) DataPower
3 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
4 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Transition Management
5 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
6 2 (8.70%) API Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C++
1 6 (26.09%) VB
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) MBA
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.04%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (21.74%) nmon
2 4 (17.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) CA
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Ektron
6 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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