The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 68 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 2.68% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
191 224 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.63% 22.49% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 75 73
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.38 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -4.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Reading region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Reading region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) SSH
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) AWK
5 3 (30.00%) DMZ
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Korn
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) SMTP
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) sed
6 2 (20.00%) RHCSA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) SMTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) DMZ
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Migration Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) AWK
1 3 (30.00%) Korn
1 3 (30.00%) sed
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HNC
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Isilon
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft