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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 221 222 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing FTP 30 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.61% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £206 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £442 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
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
1736 1612 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.19% 17.95% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 679 623
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 164
Average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.36% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 May 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 29 May 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 £325 -23.52% 1
Berkshire +1 8 £450 +114.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 3
Surrey +8 3 - - 1
West Sussex -22 1 £50 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) HTTP
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) SSH
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 14 (29.17%) XML
5 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 13 (27.08%) UNIX
6 13 (27.08%) Solaris
7 12 (25.00%) SMTP
7 12 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 12 (25.00%) SSL
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) C
9 9 (18.75%) DNS
9 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
9 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (16.67%) NAS
10 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (16.67%) JSON
10 8 (16.67%) SAN
10 8 (16.67%) Sun
10 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
11 7 (14.58%) PKI
11 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.50%) Symantec

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWare
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) HTTP
2 15 (31.25%) SSH
3 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (25.00%) SMTP
4 12 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 12 (25.00%) SSL
5 9 (18.75%) DNS
6 8 (16.67%) NAS
6 8 (16.67%) SAN
7 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 5 (10.42%) LAN
8 5 (10.42%) WAN
9 4 (8.33%) Firewall
9 4 (8.33%) Intranet
9 4 (8.33%) APPN
10 3 (6.25%) tcpdump
10 3 (6.25%) X.400
10 3 (6.25%) X.500
10 3 (6.25%) LDAP
10 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.42%) DB2
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.08%) DTS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) StarTeam
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) ChangeMan
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Military
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Business Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (10.42%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) SOAP
5 3 (6.25%) Ajax
5 3 (6.25%) cXML
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (4.17%) APPC
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.08%) JMS
7 1 (2.08%) DHTML
7 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) XSD
7 1 (2.08%) XSL
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 7 (14.58%) PKI
3 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) TRADACOMS
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) AS400
4 3 (6.25%) CESG
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) iSeries
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
6 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
6 1 (2.08%) Social Network
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) UNIX
3 13 (27.08%) Solaris
4 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) CentOS
6 3 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) i5/OS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) OS/400
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
1 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (8.33%) RUP
2 4 (8.33%) RAD
2 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.25%) SIEM
3 3 (6.25%) Change Control
3 3 (6.25%) Boundary Protection
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) C
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Korn
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) RPG
6 2 (4.17%) COBOL
7 1 (2.08%) JCL
7 1 (2.08%) REXX
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) RHCE
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (10.42%) Postfix
3 4 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.25%) qmail
4 3 (6.25%) Snort
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas File System
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.17%) Firmware
5 2 (4.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.08%) iptables
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SELinux
1 5 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (4.17%) Netcool
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.67%) Sun
5 6 (12.50%) Symantec
6 5 (10.42%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) SAP
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) Clearswift
8 3 (6.25%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.17%) Vitria
9 2 (4.17%) Informatica
9 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 2 (4.17%) NetIQ
10 1 (2.08%) Assembla
10 1 (2.08%) Foundry
10 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.08%) HP
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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