The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 227 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 30 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 2.14% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 12
Average daily rate
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£399 £355 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +61.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £273
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-24.54% -11.76%
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1717 1730 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.75% 19.31% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 752 647
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 162
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Surrey +4 7 £338 -18.18%
Berkshire -1 7 £500 +28.20% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £418 - 1
Hampshire -7 6 £350 - 2
West Sussex -13 1 £50 -
Oxfordshire -20 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Kent - 1 - - 3
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (42.86%) Windows
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) HTTP
3 16 (32.65%) SSH
4 15 (30.61%) UNIX
4 15 (30.61%) XML
5 14 (28.57%) Oracle
6 13 (26.53%) HTTPS
7 12 (24.49%) SQL
7 12 (24.49%) Solaris
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.49%) Finance
8 11 (22.45%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) SSL
9 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.41%) SMTP
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
11 8 (16.33%) Symantec
11 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (14.29%) NAS
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Sun
12 7 (14.29%) SAN
12 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
13 6 (12.24%) RHCE
13 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (12.24%) CentOS

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessWare
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) HTTP
2 16 (32.65%) SSH
3 13 (26.53%) HTTPS
4 11 (22.45%) DNS
5 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.41%) SSL
5 10 (20.41%) SMTP
6 7 (14.29%) SAN
6 7 (14.29%) NAS
7 5 (10.20%) VPN
7 5 (10.20%) IPsec
8 4 (8.16%) Firewall
8 4 (8.16%) SNMP
9 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.12%) LDAP
9 3 (6.12%) LAN
9 3 (6.12%) WAN
9 3 (6.12%) Intranet
9 3 (6.12%) Internet
9 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.12%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) SQLite
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) ChangeMan
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) cXML
3 4 (8.16%) JSON
4 3 (6.12%) ISPF
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) SAP XI
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) XSD
6 1 (2.04%) XSL
6 1 (2.04%) XSLT
6 1 (2.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.20%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) TRADACOMS
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) AS400
4 3 (6.12%) CESG
5 2 (4.08%) SecurID
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.04%) Social Network
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.04%) iSeries
6 1 (2.04%) HACMP
6 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) UNIX
3 12 (24.49%) Solaris
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) CentOS
6 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 3 (6.12%) Debian
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
2 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.12%) RAD
4 3 (6.12%) RUP
4 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) SIEM
4 3 (6.12%) Change Control
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.08%) DNA
5 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) C
3 4 (8.16%) ActionScript
3 4 (8.16%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) JCL
4 3 (6.12%) REXX
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Korn
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) RHCE
4 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) CCSE
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (12.24%) Postfix
3 4 (8.16%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (6.12%) qmail
4 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (6.12%) Snort
5 2 (4.08%) iptables
5 2 (4.08%) Firmware
5 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
1 6 (12.24%) SELinux
2 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.33%) Symantec
5 7 (14.29%) Sun
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) IronPort
9 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Vitria
9 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) Informatica
9 2 (4.08%) Veritas
9 2 (4.08%) Foundry
10 1 (2.04%) Assembla
10 1 (2.04%) Cognos
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