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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 64 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 0.82% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £399
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £28.95
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.44%
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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
235 244 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.98% 23.83% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 101
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SMTP
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) MCPD
7 2 (22.22%) Subversion
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) SSH
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MPLS
7 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) SSH
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) FWSM
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) IGRP
6 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) RIP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) SABSA
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) DoDAF
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCPD
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper