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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 214 242 205
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -37
Contract jobs citing FTP 64 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.09% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 16
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £239 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.08% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 21 £313 -1.96%
Buckinghamshire +36 20 £451 - 2
Berkshire +9 9 £350 -22.22% 2
Surrey - 8 £425 -
West Sussex -12 2 - -
Kent - 2 £323 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 66 (53.23%) DNS
2 47 (37.90%) SSL
3 46 (37.10%) Windows
4 44 (35.48%) Firewall
5 42 (33.87%) Microsoft
6 38 (30.65%) Internet
7 37 (29.84%) HTTP
7 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
8 35 (28.23%) SC Cleared
9 33 (26.61%) SMTP
9 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
10 32 (25.81%) Linux
11 31 (25.00%) VPN
12 29 (23.39%) Cisco
12 29 (23.39%) TCP/IP
12 29 (23.39%) NetScaler
13 28 (22.58%) Reverse Proxy
14 27 (21.77%) DHCP
15 25 (20.16%) Citrix
15 25 (20.16%) SSH
16 24 (19.35%) Configuration Management
17 22 (17.74%) Unix
18 21 (16.94%) Oracle
19 20 (16.13%) ITIL
20 19 (15.32%) UAG
21 18 (14.52%) LDAP
21 18 (14.52%) WAN
22 17 (13.71%) Data Analysis
22 17 (13.71%) Finance
22 17 (13.71%) Cybersecurity

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (12.90%) IIS
2 9 (7.26%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.23%) CMS
7 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.42%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.61%) Confluence
8 2 (1.61%) WordPress
9 1 (0.81%) Apache
9 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.81%) SAS
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.26%) ProjectWise
3 8 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (53.23%) DNS
2 47 (37.90%) SSL
3 44 (35.48%) Firewall
4 38 (30.65%) Internet
5 37 (29.84%) HTTP
6 33 (26.61%) SMTP
7 31 (25.00%) VPN
8 29 (23.39%) NetScaler
8 29 (23.39%) TCP/IP
9 28 (22.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 27 (21.77%) DHCP
11 25 (20.16%) SSH
12 18 (14.52%) LDAP
12 18 (14.52%) WAN
13 16 (12.90%) LAN
14 15 (12.10%) HTTPS
15 11 (8.87%) SNMP
16 9 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 8 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (8.87%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.23%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.42%) Introscope
3 3 (2.42%) JProfiler
3 3 (2.42%) Toad
3 3 (2.42%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.61%) ChangeMan
4 2 (1.61%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.81%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.45%) Publishing
4 3 (2.42%) Billing
4 3 (2.42%) Front Office
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Analyst
2 25 (20.16%) Network Engineer
3 21 (16.94%) Web Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) Consultant
5 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) Administrator
6 11 (8.87%) Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Network Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (8.06%) ITIL Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) Web Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (8.06%) Web Specialist
8 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) Web Services
2 15 (12.10%) SOAP
3 13 (10.48%) REST
4 12 (9.68%) Middleware
5 9 (7.26%) XML
6 7 (5.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (4.84%) CSS
7 6 (4.84%) HTML
7 6 (4.84%) JSON
8 5 (4.03%) .NET
8 5 (4.03%) EDI
8 5 (4.03%) JMS
9 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.23%) XSD
9 4 (3.23%) XSLT
10 3 (2.42%) Ajax
10 3 (2.42%) ISPF
10 3 (2.42%) WSDL
10 3 (2.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.48%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.87%) DataPower
4 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.45%) Cryptography
6 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.84%) CESG
8 5 (4.03%) Mainframe
8 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.42%) HACMP
10 2 (1.61%) AS400
10 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.61%) iSeries
10 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.81%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.10%) Windows
2 32 (25.81%) Linux
3 22 (17.74%) Unix
4 8 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 8 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.84%) CentOS
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) Solaris
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 20 (16.13%) ITIL
3 17 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (13.71%) Data Analysis
4 15 (12.10%) Migration
5 14 (11.29%) ITIL V3
6 12 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (9.68%) Project Management
7 11 (8.87%) Network Design
7 11 (8.87%) Requirements Management
8 10 (8.06%) OWASP
9 9 (7.26%) B2B
9 9 (7.26%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.45%) Patch Management
10 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.65%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (5.65%) Fuzz Testing
12 6 (4.84%) Information Assurance
12 6 (4.84%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) C
2 13 (10.48%) SQL
3 10 (8.06%) Java
3 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.45%) Python
4 8 (6.45%) Tcl
5 7 (5.65%) Perl
6 5 (4.03%) PHP
6 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (2.42%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.42%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (2.42%) JCL
8 3 (2.42%) REXX
8 3 (2.42%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) Korn
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
2 35 (28.23%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.10%) Degree
4 11 (8.87%) CCNA
4 11 (8.87%) CCNP
4 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.65%) CEH
6 6 (4.84%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.84%) CISSP
7 4 (3.23%) CCSE
7 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.42%) AWS Certification
8 3 (2.42%) ISEB
8 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.42%) RHCT
9 2 (1.61%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.61%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (1.61%) SANS
9 2 (1.61%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.23%) RMADS
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.32%) UAG
3 8 (6.45%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.23%) XenApp
6 3 (2.42%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.42%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (2.42%) Nagios
2 3 (2.42%) nmon
2 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.61%) Ansible
3 2 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.61%) Control-M
3 2 (1.61%) cPanel
3 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 42 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.39%) Cisco
3 25 (20.16%) Citrix
4 21 (16.94%) Oracle
5 17 (13.71%) F5
6 16 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.90%) IBM
7 13 (10.48%) IronPort
8 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.26%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.65%) VMware
11 4 (3.23%) CA
11 4 (3.23%) Foundry
11 4 (3.23%) NetApp
12 3 (2.42%) Avaya
12 3 (2.42%) HP
12 3 (2.42%) Remedy
12 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.61%) BMC
13 2 (1.61%) Intel Security
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