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 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 233 204 197
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 23 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.66% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +104.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £242 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -8 11 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire -12 8 £450 +114.28% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
West Sussex -21 1 £50 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Linux
2 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) HTTP
4 16 (27.12%) HTTPS
4 16 (27.12%) SSL
4 16 (27.12%) SSH
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
5 15 (25.42%) UNIX
6 14 (23.73%) Oracle
6 14 (23.73%) SMTP
7 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.03%) Firewall
8 11 (18.64%) Finance
8 11 (18.64%) C
8 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (16.95%) XML
9 10 (16.95%) VPN
9 10 (16.95%) DNS
9 10 (16.95%) Migration
9 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
9 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
10 9 (15.25%) JSON
10 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
10 9 (15.25%) Internet
10 9 (15.25%) MS Office
11 8 (13.56%) WAN
11 8 (13.56%) LAN
11 8 (13.56%) Solaris

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.69%) Moodle
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWare
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
2 19 (32.20%) HTTP
3 16 (27.12%) HTTPS
3 16 (27.12%) SSL
3 16 (27.12%) SSH
4 14 (23.73%) SMTP
5 13 (22.03%) Firewall
6 10 (16.95%) VPN
6 10 (16.95%) DNS
7 9 (15.25%) Internet
8 8 (13.56%) WAN
8 8 (13.56%) LAN
8 8 (13.56%) NAS
9 5 (8.47%) APPN
9 5 (8.47%) SAN
9 5 (8.47%) BIG-IP
10 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
10 4 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (6.78%) X.400
10 4 (6.78%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) DB2
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) DTS
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Publishing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Military
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Applications Support
2 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Designer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) XML
2 9 (15.25%) JSON
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) Ajax
4 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) .NET
5 3 (5.08%) APPC
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.69%) JMS
7 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) XSD
7 1 (1.69%) XSL
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
7 1 (1.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) PKI
2 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.47%) EFT
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) iSeries
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.08%) AS400
4 3 (5.08%) CESG
5 2 (3.39%) CMDB
5 2 (3.39%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Open Source
6 1 (1.69%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.69%) Social Network
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) UNIX
4 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) CentOS
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.08%) OS/400
8 3 (5.08%) i5/OS
8 3 (5.08%) Debian
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (8.47%) Boundary Protection
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) RUP
5 4 (6.78%) RAD
5 4 (6.78%) SIEM
6 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.08%) Coaching
6 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) C
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) ActionScript
6 4 (6.78%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (5.08%) sed
7 3 (5.08%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) COBOL
7 3 (5.08%) RPG
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.08%) Korn
7 3 (5.08%) AWK
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) RHCE
5 3 (5.08%) IBM Certification
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.69%) HNC
7 1 (1.69%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) GIAC
7 1 (1.69%) GCIA
7 1 (1.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Forefront TMG
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (6.78%) Snort
2 4 (6.78%) Postfix
2 4 (6.78%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (5.08%) PowerHA
3 3 (5.08%) qmail
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) Firmware
4 1 (1.69%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.69%) NFS
4 1 (1.69%) Squid
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (6.78%) SELinux
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.39%) Netcool
4 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) Sun
6 4 (6.78%) Clearswift
6 4 (6.78%) SAP
6 4 (6.78%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) NetIQ
7 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) HP
7 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.39%) Veritas
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) Vitria
9 1 (1.69%) Assembla
9 1 (1.69%) Coverity
9 1 (1.69%) Akamai