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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 72 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.100% 0.28% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.15% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £144
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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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
195 262 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.44% 24.86% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
Average daily rate £363 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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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 24 April 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) Isilon
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy