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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 108 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing FTP 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£275 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £418
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.40 £28.95
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -43.35%
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
659 665 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.89% 25.92% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 211 227
Average daily rate £355 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 September 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 22 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 5 £250 -
Slough -4 1 £225 +11.11%
Bracknell - 1 - -
FTP
South East

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (73.91%) HTTP
2 14 (60.87%) Internet
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) HTTPS
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) IIS
6 10 (43.48%) .NET
6 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (43.48%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) UNIX
8 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) DNS
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (17.39%) WAN
11 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
12 3 (13.04%) LAN
12 3 (13.04%) Solaris
12 3 (13.04%) ODBC
12 3 (13.04%) ITIL
12 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
12 3 (13.04%) VB
12 3 (13.04%) C++
12 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
12 3 (13.04%) JDBC
12 3 (13.04%) MySQL
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (43.48%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) HTTP
2 14 (60.87%) Internet
3 12 (52.17%) HTTPS
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) SMTP
7 3 (13.04%) LAN
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
8 2 (8.70%) VPN
8 2 (8.70%) Intranet
8 2 (8.70%) SSH
8 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.35%) HSPA
9 1 (4.35%) FWSM
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.35%) MVNO
9 1 (4.35%) VLAN
9 1 (4.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Toad
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
1 3 (13.04%) Introscope
1 3 (13.04%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (13.04%) JProfiler
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) WinDbg
3 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) JDBC
3 3 (13.04%) ODBC
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) LAMP
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) EDIFACT
5 1 (4.35%) EDI
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
4 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCPD
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) nmon
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Agilent
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) IBM