The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 114 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing FTP 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.77% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.89% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 657 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.42% 26.48% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 204 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
FTP
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 4 £450 +350.00% 5
Slough +3 1 £210 -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) UNIX
4 12 (44.44%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
6 10 (37.04%) Tivoli
6 10 (37.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 10 (37.04%) IBM
6 10 (37.04%) AIX
6 10 (37.04%) HTTP
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) SMTP
8 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
9 5 (18.52%) SSL
9 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 5 (18.52%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Legal
10 4 (14.81%) SSH
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
10 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 3 (11.11%) SMS
11 3 (11.11%) Linux
11 3 (11.11%) CRM
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (7.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) HTTP
3 6 (22.22%) SMTP
3 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
4 5 (18.52%) SSL
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) SSH
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) SMS
6 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.11%) FWSM
6 3 (11.11%) MVNO
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) DataStage
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (3.70%) Introscope
1 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (7.41%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) JDBC
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (37.04%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) DoDAF
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) CCIE
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) nmon
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Axway
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) StorageTek
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) HP