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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 110 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing FTP 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 1.68% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£330 £442 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% +20.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +42.35%
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
663 597 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.07% 22.80% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 229 228
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 36
Average hourly rate £39.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

FTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 7 £365 -
Bracknell -1 5 £273 -38.10% 1
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (51.85%) Internet
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) HTTP
4 9 (33.33%) MS Office
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) Remedy
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (18.52%) SSH
8 5 (18.52%) Marketing

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (51.85%) Internet
2 11 (40.74%) HTTP
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
5 5 (18.52%) SSH
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) SMTP
7 3 (11.11%) SNA
7 3 (11.11%) NAS
7 3 (11.11%) APPN
7 3 (11.11%) Firewall
7 3 (11.11%) SSL
7 3 (11.11%) DMZ
8 2 (7.41%) Intranet
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
9 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Product Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) APPC
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) EDI
6 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) AS400
1 3 (11.11%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) i5/OS
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.11%) OS/400
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Fault Management
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Email Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) RPG
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) AWK
3 3 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) COBOL
3 3 (11.11%) sed
4 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.70%) XPath
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Certification
2 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
2 2 (7.41%) HNC
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) PowerHA
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Sun
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) NetIQ
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) Isilon
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Google