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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 217 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing FTP 44 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.96% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -25.94%
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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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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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
Berkshire +6 11 £500 +22.69% 3
Surrey +1 11 £450 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £410 - 2
West Sussex - 6 £350 -
Hampshire -16 5 £356 +1.78% 3
Oxfordshire -22 2 £453 +29.28% 1
Kent - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) HTTP
3 21 (31.34%) UNIX
3 21 (31.34%) Windows
4 20 (29.85%) SSH
5 19 (28.36%) XML
5 19 (28.36%) Oracle
5 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
5 19 (28.36%) Cisco
6 17 (25.37%) DNS
6 17 (25.37%) SMTP
7 16 (23.88%) SQL
7 16 (23.88%) HTTPS
8 15 (22.39%) VPN
8 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.90%) Firewall
10 13 (19.40%) IPsec
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) Solaris
11 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
11 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
12 11 (16.42%) LAN
12 11 (16.42%) SNMP
12 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.93%) SSL
13 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
13 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
13 10 (14.93%) Wireshark
13 10 (14.93%) tcpdump
14 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) BusinessWare
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) HTTP
2 20 (29.85%) SSH
3 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
4 17 (25.37%) SMTP
4 17 (25.37%) DNS
5 16 (23.88%) HTTPS
6 15 (22.39%) VPN
7 14 (20.90%) Firewall
8 13 (19.40%) IPsec
9 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
10 11 (16.42%) SNMP
10 11 (16.42%) LAN
11 10 (14.93%) SSL
11 10 (14.93%) Wireshark
11 10 (14.93%) tcpdump
12 8 (11.94%) SAN
12 8 (11.94%) VoIP
12 8 (11.94%) WAN
13 7 (10.45%) DHCP
13 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQLite
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) ChangeMan
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
1 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Back Office
5 3 (4.48%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Tester
4 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Tester
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.48%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Designer
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) cXML
4 4 (5.97%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.48%) ISPF
5 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.99%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) Spring
7 1 (1.49%) WCF
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.49%) .NET
7 1 (1.49%) XSD
7 1 (1.49%) XSL
7 1 (1.49%) XSLT
7 1 (1.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
4 4 (5.97%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) AS400
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) CESG
6 2 (2.99%) SecurID
6 2 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.99%) CMDB
7 1 (1.49%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.49%) Social Network
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.49%) iSeries
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) UNIX
2 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.96%) CentOS
6 3 (4.48%) Debian
6 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Change Management
4 4 (5.97%) Validation
4 4 (5.97%) Migration
4 4 (5.97%) SIEM
4 4 (5.97%) Test Planning
4 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
5 3 (4.48%) RAD
5 3 (4.48%) RUP
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.99%) DNA
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) C
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.48%) REXX
6 3 (4.48%) JCL
7 2 (2.99%) Korn
7 2 (2.99%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) CCSE
4 6 (8.96%) RHCE
5 5 (7.46%) CCNA
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.46%) CCENT
5 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) CCNP
7 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (8.96%) Postfix
3 4 (5.97%) Snort
3 4 (5.97%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) qmail
4 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (4.48%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (2.99%) Firmware
5 2 (2.99%) iptables
5 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.49%) NFS
6 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (8.96%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.96%) SELinux
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.99%) Netcool
3 2 (2.99%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
1 19 (28.36%) Cisco
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.94%) Symantec
6 7 (10.45%) Sun
6 7 (10.45%) IBM
7 4 (5.97%) SAP
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Juniper
7 4 (5.97%) VMware
7 4 (5.97%) Sourcefire
7 4 (5.97%) Aruba
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.99%) Foundry
9 2 (2.99%) Brocade
9 2 (2.99%) IronPort
9 2 (2.99%) Qualys
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