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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / South East
Rank 206 188 251
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +63
Contract jobs citing FTP 34 69 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.80% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 3.85% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 7
Median daily rate £475 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £125 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.64%

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
1547 1793 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 20.66% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 984 966
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 92 112
Median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 11 £475 +24.18% 1
Oxfordshire +7 9 £500 +110.52% 1
Hampshire -20 8 £425 +36.00% 1
Berkshire +7 4 £310 -8.82% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £474 -10.61% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for FTP.

1 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
3 26 (34.21%) Unix
4 25 (32.89%) Windows
5 24 (31.58%) Finance
6 23 (30.26%) DNS
7 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.95%) SSH
8 20 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (23.68%) HTTP
9 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.37%) Oracle
11 16 (21.05%) SMTP
11 16 (21.05%) Nagios
11 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 15 (19.74%) SAN
12 15 (19.74%) Perl
12 15 (19.74%) VMware
13 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (18.42%) Cisco
13 14 (18.42%) NAS
14 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (17.11%) High Availability
14 13 (17.11%) SNMP
14 13 (17.11%) Veritas
14 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (17.11%) Solaris
14 13 (17.11%) Brocade
15 12 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.16%) IIS
2 8 (10.53%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.32%) QuickPlace
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Boomi
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) DNS
2 22 (28.95%) SSH
2 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 18 (23.68%) HTTP
4 16 (21.05%) SMTP
5 15 (19.74%) SAN
6 14 (18.42%) NAS
7 13 (17.11%) SNMP
8 12 (15.79%) VPN
9 11 (14.47%) SSL
10 10 (13.16%) Internet
10 10 (13.16%) iSCSI
11 9 (11.84%) HTTPS
12 7 (9.21%) Firewall
13 6 (7.89%) BGP
13 6 (7.89%) MPLS
13 6 (7.89%) OSPF
13 6 (7.89%) Telnet
14 5 (6.58%) ICMP
14 5 (6.58%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.53%) MySQL
5 4 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Metasploit
1 6 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (7.89%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Electronics
4 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.21%) Marketing
5 4 (5.26%) Front Office
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Administrator
1 14 (18.42%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Storage Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) Unix Administrator
4 9 (11.84%) ETL Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) SAN Administrator
5 8 (10.53%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) Design Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) HTML
2 9 (11.84%) CSS
2 9 (11.84%) RESTful
3 7 (9.21%) Middleware
4 4 (5.26%) LAMP
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) REST
6 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.32%) EDI
7 1 (1.32%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.32%) HTML5
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) ODBC
7 1 (1.32%) XPages
7 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (10.53%) Replication
3 5 (6.58%) IPTV
3 5 (6.58%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (6.58%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.26%) CESG
4 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.26%) STB
5 3 (3.95%) Clustering
5 3 (3.95%) LPAR
6 2 (2.63%) AS400
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) DataPower
7 1 (1.32%) iSeries
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 26 (34.21%) Unix
3 25 (32.89%) Windows
4 20 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (17.11%) Solaris
6 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
7 9 (11.84%) CentOS
8 6 (7.89%) HPUX
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.58%) zOS
10 4 (5.26%) Android
10 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.95%) SUSE
11 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
12 2 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (2.63%) MVS
12 2 (2.63%) OS/390
12 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (17.11%) High Availability
3 11 (14.47%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (11.84%) ETL
4 9 (11.84%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.21%) Network Design
6 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
7 5 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.58%) OO
7 5 (6.58%) OOP
8 4 (5.26%) Analytics
8 4 (5.26%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Perl
2 12 (15.79%) SQL
3 11 (14.47%) Python
4 10 (13.16%) C
4 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.21%) Java
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.63%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.63%) COBOL
9 2 (2.63%) JCL
9 2 (2.63%) Korn
9 2 (2.63%) RPG
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.79%) CCNA
4 11 (14.47%) CCNP
5 8 (10.53%) CEH
5 8 (10.53%) Degree
6 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.89%) AWS Certification
7 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 6 (7.89%) RHCT
8 4 (5.26%) CCIP
8 4 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (5.26%) CISSP
8 4 (5.26%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.32%) CCDA
9 1 (1.32%) CCIE
9 1 (1.32%) CCSE
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) NFS
1 12 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 12 (15.79%) Veritas File System
1 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.26%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.63%) ACF2
6 2 (2.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (2.63%) RACF
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.63%) Xen
7 1 (1.32%) Firmware
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Nagios
2 12 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 10 (13.16%) EMC Navisphere
3 10 (13.16%) Puppet
4 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.58%) Tivoli NetView
5 4 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Control-M
6 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (1.32%) SCCM
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
2 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.37%) Oracle
4 15 (19.74%) VMware
5 14 (18.42%) Cisco
6 13 (17.11%) Brocade
6 13 (17.11%) Veritas
7 12 (15.79%) NetApp
7 12 (15.79%) Sun
8 9 (11.84%) SAP
9 8 (10.53%) Dell
9 8 (10.53%) IBM
10 6 (7.89%) EMC
10 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (6.58%) CA
11 5 (6.58%) Citrix
11 5 (6.58%) Juniper
11 5 (6.58%) Symantec
12 4 (5.26%) Huawei
13 3 (3.95%) Ericsson