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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 215 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 55 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.15% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +7 20 £425 +78.94% 1
Surrey 0 11 £450 +20.00% 1
West Sussex - 10 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 -
Hampshire -24 4 £388 -17.55% 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 £530 +51.42% 2
Kent - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (42.35%) HTTP
2 32 (37.65%) Linux
3 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
4 27 (31.76%) Windows
4 27 (31.76%) SSH
5 26 (30.59%) DNS
5 26 (30.59%) Cisco
6 23 (27.06%) SMTP
6 23 (27.06%) XML
7 21 (24.71%) UNIX
7 21 (24.71%) VPN
8 19 (22.35%) SQL
8 19 (22.35%) Oracle
8 19 (22.35%) Firewall
8 19 (22.35%) IPsec
9 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.00%) HTTPS
10 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (18.82%) DHCP
12 15 (17.65%) LAN
12 15 (17.65%) SSL
13 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
13 14 (16.47%) IBM
13 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
14 13 (15.29%) Wireshark
14 13 (15.29%) tcpdump
14 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.29%) CheckPoint
14 13 (15.29%) ITIL
14 13 (15.29%) Web Services

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessWare
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.35%) HTTP
2 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
3 27 (31.76%) SSH
4 26 (30.59%) DNS
5 23 (27.06%) SMTP
6 21 (24.71%) VPN
7 19 (22.35%) Firewall
7 19 (22.35%) IPsec
8 17 (20.00%) HTTPS
9 16 (18.82%) DHCP
10 15 (17.65%) LAN
10 15 (17.65%) SSL
11 13 (15.29%) Wireshark
11 13 (15.29%) tcpdump
12 12 (14.12%) SNMP
12 12 (14.12%) LDAP
12 12 (14.12%) Ethernet
13 11 (12.94%) WAN
13 11 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (10.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.53%) DTS
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.35%) ChangeMan
2 2 (2.35%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.29%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Tester
5 5 (5.88%) Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Network Support
5 5 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Tester
6 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Support Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) XML
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) HTML
3 8 (9.41%) SOAP
4 7 (8.24%) CSS
4 7 (8.24%) .NET
5 5 (5.88%) JMS
5 5 (5.88%) Middleware
5 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (4.71%) REST
6 4 (4.71%) cXML
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.53%) DHTML
7 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET
7 3 (3.53%) WinForms
7 3 (3.53%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
7 3 (3.53%) Ajax
7 3 (3.53%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.88%) DataPower
3 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.71%) PKI
4 4 (4.71%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) AS400
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.35%) SecurID
6 2 (2.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) Windows
3 21 (24.71%) UNIX
4 12 (14.12%) Solaris
5 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Debian
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.35%) AIX
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.76%) Migration
4 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.06%) SIEM
4 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.71%) Validation
6 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.71%) Change Management
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (4.71%) Test Planning
6 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery
7 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) C
2 10 (11.76%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) VBScript
5 5 (5.88%) C++
6 4 (4.71%) VB
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.71%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.71%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.53%) REXX
7 3 (3.53%) JCL
7 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.35%) Korn
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) CCENT
3 9 (10.59%) CCNA
3 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.41%) CCNP
4 8 (9.41%) CCSE
5 7 (8.24%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.06%) RHCE
7 3 (3.53%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.53%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.53%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) MBA
8 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (7.06%) Postfix
3 6 (7.06%) Snort
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (3.53%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (3.53%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.53%) qmail
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) iptables
8 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.06%) SELinux
2 4 (4.71%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.53%) Cacti
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco
2 19 (22.35%) Oracle
3 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.47%) IBM
5 13 (15.29%) CheckPoint
6 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.41%) VMware
7 8 (9.41%) Symantec
7 8 (9.41%) Aruba
8 7 (8.24%) Sun
9 6 (7.06%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.88%) Juniper
10 5 (5.88%) CA
11 4 (4.71%) HP
11 4 (4.71%) SAP
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix
12 3 (3.53%) Qualys
12 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.35%) Foundry
13 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
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