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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 210 209 223
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing FTP 46 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.65% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.55% -24.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £297 £395
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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
1887 1515 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.63% 17.52% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 697 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 99 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Hampshire - 18 £475 - 6
Berkshire +23 17 £250 +35.13% 1
Surrey -1 10 £400 -3.03%
East Sussex - 2 £150 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 38 (47.50%) UNIX
2 34 (42.50%) HTTP
3 33 (41.25%) Linux
4 30 (37.50%) Internet
5 27 (33.75%) Windows
6 23 (28.75%) HTTPS
7 21 (26.25%) HTML
7 21 (26.25%) IIS
8 19 (23.75%) Oracle
9 18 (22.50%) Shell Script
9 18 (22.50%) Firewall
10 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.25%) CSS
10 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.25%) XML
11 16 (20.00%) SMTP
11 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 15 (18.75%) Korn
12 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.50%) Solaris
14 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
14 13 (16.25%) SQL
14 13 (16.25%) .NET
15 12 (15.00%) X.400
15 12 (15.00%) X.500
15 12 (15.00%) Migration
15 12 (15.00%) AWK

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 21 (26.25%) IIS
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) Documentum
5 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.50%) SPSS
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (42.50%) HTTP
2 30 (37.50%) Internet
3 23 (28.75%) HTTPS
4 18 (22.50%) Firewall
5 16 (20.00%) SMTP
6 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 12 (15.00%) X.400
7 12 (15.00%) X.500
7 12 (15.00%) NAS
8 10 (12.50%) SSH
8 10 (12.50%) DMZ
8 10 (12.50%) DNS
9 7 (8.75%) WAN
10 6 (7.50%) SNMP
10 6 (7.50%) LAN
11 5 (6.25%) SSL
12 4 (5.00%) VPN
12 4 (5.00%) Telnet
13 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) Toad
3 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.50%) JProfiler
4 2 (2.50%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.50%) Introscope
5 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) ProC
General
1 11 (13.75%) Telecoms
1 11 (13.75%) Military
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Administrator
3 13 (16.25%) Consultant
4 6 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) CSS
2 17 (21.25%) XML
3 13 (16.25%) .NET
4 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.50%) SOAP
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 5 (6.25%) Middleware
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
7 3 (3.75%) Ajax
7 3 (3.75%) CSS3
7 3 (3.75%) LAMP
7 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.50%) EDI
8 2 (2.50%) ODBC
8 2 (2.50%) JDBC
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Life Science
3 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) UNIX
2 33 (41.25%) Linux
3 27 (33.75%) Windows
4 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.50%) Solaris
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Migration
2 8 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (8.75%) Web Development
3 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL
4 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.00%) Change Control
5 4 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 4 (5.00%) Workflow
5 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.75%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.75%) Release Management
6 3 (3.75%) Email Marketing
6 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) Shell Script
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.75%) Korn
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 12 (15.00%) AWK
6 12 (15.00%) sed
7 9 (11.25%) VBScript
8 8 (10.00%) PHP
8 8 (10.00%) Java
9 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.00%) Perl
10 3 (3.75%) C#
10 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.50%) C++
11 2 (2.50%) VB
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.50%) MCPD
6 1 (1.25%) HNC
6 1 (1.25%) CCNP
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) GIAC
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
1 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Snort
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (5.00%) nmon
3 3 (3.75%) Nessus
4 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.50%) Sun
5 9 (11.25%) Clearswift
6 5 (6.25%) Remedy
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (5.00%) Axway
8 3 (3.75%) Tripwire
8 3 (3.75%) IBM
8 3 (3.75%) Juniper
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 2 (2.50%) ILOG
9 2 (2.50%) Motorola
9 2 (2.50%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) Cognos
9 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.50%) Alias
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