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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / South East
Rank 188 193 215
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing FTP 43 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 3.49% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 12
Median daily rate £474 £326 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £159 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.07% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £9.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -69.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +4.39%

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
1560 1633 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.40% 19.90% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 890 905
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +27 16 £409 -3.70%
Oxfordshire +5 8 £500 +110.52% 1
Hampshire -4 8 £425 +36.00% 1
Berkshire +20 5 £500 +69.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £474 -10.61%
West Sussex -5 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for FTP.

1 39 (50.65%) Linux
2 31 (40.26%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Red Hat
3 28 (36.36%) Unix
4 25 (32.47%) Finance
5 24 (31.17%) SSH
6 23 (29.87%) HTTP
6 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
7 21 (27.27%) DNS
7 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
9 19 (24.68%) SMTP
9 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
10 17 (22.08%) Oracle
10 17 (22.08%) VMware
11 16 (20.78%) HTML
11 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (19.48%) CSS
13 14 (18.18%) Marketing
13 14 (18.18%) Perl
14 13 (16.88%) Nagios
14 13 (16.88%) Cisco
14 13 (16.88%) MySQL
14 13 (16.88%) SQL
14 13 (16.88%) Electronics
15 12 (15.58%) SAP
15 12 (15.58%) VPN
15 12 (15.58%) SSL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) Apache
2 11 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.19%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) QuickPlace
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.90%) Unica
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Boomi
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) SSH
2 23 (29.87%) HTTP
2 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
3 21 (27.27%) DNS
4 19 (24.68%) SMTP
5 12 (15.58%) Internet
5 12 (15.58%) SAN
5 12 (15.58%) SNMP
5 12 (15.58%) SSL
5 12 (15.58%) VPN
6 11 (14.29%) NAS
7 9 (11.69%) HTTPS
8 8 (10.39%) Telnet
9 7 (9.09%) Firewall
9 7 (9.09%) IPsec
9 7 (9.09%) iSCSI
10 6 (7.79%) BGP
10 6 (7.79%) MPLS
10 6 (7.79%) OSPF
11 5 (6.49%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) MySQL
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Metasploit
2 5 (6.49%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.49%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 21 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 14 (18.18%) Marketing
4 13 (16.88%) Electronics
5 11 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.19%) Front Office
7 2 (2.60%) Advertising
7 2 (2.60%) Billing
7 2 (2.60%) Legal
8 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Administrator
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) ETL Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Storage Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) SAN Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Web Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) CSS
3 8 (10.39%) RESTful
4 7 (9.09%) Middleware
5 4 (5.19%) LAMP
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) ODBC
7 1 (1.30%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (9.09%) CESG
2 7 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) IPTV
4 5 (6.49%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (6.49%) Video on Demand
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) STB
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.60%) AS400
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Linux
2 31 (40.26%) Windows
3 28 (36.36%) Unix
4 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.58%) Solaris
6 9 (11.69%) CentOS
6 9 (11.69%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
8 5 (6.49%) HPUX
9 4 (5.19%) Android
10 2 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (2.60%) MVS
10 2 (2.60%) OS/390
10 2 (2.60%) SUSE
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.60%) zOS
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) Debian
11 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
1 11 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 10 (12.99%) High Availability
3 8 (10.39%) ETL
3 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.09%) Fuzz Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 7 (9.09%) OWASP
4 7 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 6 (7.79%) Network Design
6 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Perl
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.99%) Python
5 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.39%) C
6 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.49%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.60%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (2.60%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.60%) COBOL
9 2 (2.60%) JCL
9 2 (2.60%) Korn
9 2 (2.60%) RPG
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) LotusScript
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (14.29%) CCNA
3 11 (14.29%) CEH
4 10 (12.99%) CCNP
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (9.09%) CISSP
7 6 (7.79%) AWS Certification
7 6 (7.79%) Degree
7 6 (7.79%) RHCT
8 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.19%) CCIP
9 4 (5.19%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.30%) CCDA
10 1 (1.30%) CCIE
10 1 (1.30%) CCSE
10 1 (1.30%) MCSE
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) RMADS
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) NFS
2 9 (11.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (11.69%) Veritas File System
3 7 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 7 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.60%) ACF2
6 2 (2.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (2.60%) RACF
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.60%) Xen
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Nagios
2 10 (12.99%) Puppet
3 9 (11.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (1.30%) Control-M
7 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.30%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.08%) Oracle
3 17 (22.08%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) Cisco
5 12 (15.58%) SAP
6 10 (12.99%) Brocade
6 10 (12.99%) Veritas
7 9 (11.69%) NetApp
7 9 (11.69%) Sun
8 8 (10.39%) Citrix
8 8 (10.39%) IBM
9 7 (9.09%) Dell
10 5 (6.49%) Ericsson
10 5 (6.49%) Juniper
11 4 (5.19%) EMC
11 4 (5.19%) Huawei
11 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.90%) Alterian
12 3 (3.90%) Epiphany
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