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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 112 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing FTP 11 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 1.56% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
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£500 £408 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +81.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-28.25% -24.05%
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
598 639 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.32% 25.44% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 217 212
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Newbury - 7 - -
Reading -9 2 £500 +22.69% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
3 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (36.84%) SSH
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 5 (26.32%) Telnet
5 5 (26.32%) IPsec
5 5 (26.32%) SNMP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) 3G
6 4 (21.05%) ATM
6 4 (21.05%) SDH
6 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 4 (21.05%) 2G
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) SS7
6 4 (21.05%) Back Office
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (21.05%) GGSN
6 4 (21.05%) SGSN

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessWare
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
2 7 (36.84%) SSH
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) IPsec
4 5 (26.32%) Telnet
4 5 (26.32%) SNMP
4 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 4 (21.05%) ATM
5 4 (21.05%) SDH
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) 2G
5 4 (21.05%) 3G
5 4 (21.05%) MGW
5 4 (21.05%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (21.05%) GGSN
5 4 (21.05%) SGSN
5 4 (21.05%) 4G
5 4 (21.05%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Tester
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) E-Business Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) XSD
6 1 (5.26%) XSL
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
6 1 (5.26%) JMS
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Validation
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) RAD
2 3 (15.79%) RUP
3 2 (10.53%) DNA
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Korn
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) XPath
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Vitria
3 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Radware
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Assembla
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint