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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 216 208 223
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing FTP 36 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 3.59% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 22
Median daily rate £401 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.31% -46.18%
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
1507 1697 1830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.92% 17.40% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 931 866
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 110 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +4 17 £363 -13.69%
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £538 +53.57% 1
Hampshire +16 5 £313 - 2
Surrey +2 5 £425 -5.55%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
4 32 (35.16%) Unix
5 28 (30.77%) Oracle
5 28 (30.77%) Linux
6 27 (29.67%) Internet
6 27 (29.67%) SSH
7 25 (27.47%) HTTP
8 24 (26.37%) SMTP
8 24 (26.37%) Citrix
8 24 (26.37%) Finance
9 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
9 22 (24.18%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (21.98%) DNS
11 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) OWASP
12 19 (20.88%) CSS
12 19 (20.88%) HTML
12 19 (20.88%) SSL
13 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
13 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
13 18 (19.78%) IPsec
14 17 (18.68%) CESG
14 17 (18.68%) Ethical Hacking
14 17 (18.68%) CEH
14 17 (18.68%) Cryptography
14 17 (18.68%) CISSP
14 17 (18.68%) Java

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 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.19%) Apache
3 11 (12.09%) IIS
4 6 (6.59%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.40%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.40%) SAS
6 3 (3.30%) JBoss
6 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) ProjectWise
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.30%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Boomi
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) Internet
1 27 (29.67%) SSH
2 25 (27.47%) HTTP
3 24 (26.37%) SMTP
4 20 (21.98%) DNS
5 19 (20.88%) SSL
6 18 (19.78%) IPsec
7 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
8 14 (15.38%) VPN
9 10 (10.99%) HTTPS
10 8 (8.79%) Firewall
11 7 (7.69%) Telnet
12 6 (6.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (6.59%) NetScaler
12 6 (6.59%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (5.49%) SNMP
14 4 (4.40%) DHCP
15 3 (3.30%) BIG-IP
15 3 (3.30%) SAN
15 3 (3.30%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) MySQL
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.49%) Metasploit
2 5 (5.49%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.49%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.30%) ChangeMan
3 3 (3.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.58%) Marketing
4 13 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 12 (13.19%) Electronics
6 4 (4.40%) Advertising
7 2 (2.20%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Developer
2 11 (12.09%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) ETL Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance Leader
5 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Security Advisor
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Tivoli Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Designer
7 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Web Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) CSS
1 19 (20.88%) HTML
2 10 (10.99%) RESTful
3 8 (8.79%) ISPF
4 7 (7.69%) Web Services
5 6 (6.59%) Middleware
5 6 (6.59%) XML
6 5 (5.49%) REST
7 4 (4.40%) LAMP
7 4 (4.40%) SOAP
8 3 (3.30%) .NET
8 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.30%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (3.30%) JMS
8 3 (3.30%) JSON
8 3 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.30%) WSDL
8 3 (3.30%) XSD
8 3 (3.30%) XSL
8 3 (3.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) CESG
1 17 (18.68%) Client/Server
1 17 (18.68%) Cryptography
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.79%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.40%) AS400
6 3 (3.30%) DataPower
6 3 (3.30%) HACMP
6 3 (3.30%) iSeries
6 3 (3.30%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Unix
3 28 (30.77%) Linux
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Vista
5 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.59%) Solaris
8 5 (5.49%) CentOS
8 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.20%) zOS
10 1 (1.10%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Debian
10 1 (1.10%) SUSE
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (20.88%) OWASP
4 17 (18.68%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (18.68%) Information Assurance
4 17 (18.68%) Patch Management
5 15 (16.48%) Fuzz Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.19%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (13.19%) ETL
6 12 (13.19%) ISMS
6 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
7 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.99%) Migration
8 10 (10.99%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (9.89%) Data Management
10 8 (8.79%) Change Management
10 8 (8.79%) OO
10 8 (8.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Java
2 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.09%) PHP
3 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.99%) Perl
4 10 (10.99%) SQL
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.79%) JCL
5 8 (8.79%) REXX
6 7 (7.69%) Python
7 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.49%) C
9 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.20%) C++
10 2 (2.20%) VBA
10 2 (2.20%) VBScript
11 1 (1.10%) C#
11 1 (1.10%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) Tcl
11 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.68%) CEH
2 17 (18.68%) CESG Certified Professional
2 17 (18.68%) CISSP
3 13 (14.29%) Degree
3 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.69%) CCNP
4 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.59%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CCIE
7 2 (2.20%) RHCT
7 2 (2.20%) SANS
8 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) RMADS
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.68%) Sendmail
3 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.79%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (8.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (6.59%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.30%) Xen
8 2 (2.20%) NFS
8 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.49%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) Nagios
3 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.10%) OpenView
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.77%) Oracle
3 24 (26.37%) Citrix
4 22 (24.18%) Red Hat
5 15 (16.48%) VMware
6 13 (14.29%) Cisco
6 13 (14.29%) IBM
7 12 (13.19%) SAP
8 10 (10.99%) Dell
8 10 (10.99%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (9.89%) F5
10 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 6 (6.59%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.59%) Informatica
11 6 (6.59%) IronPort
11 6 (6.59%) Talend
12 3 (3.30%) Alterian
12 3 (3.30%) Brocade
12 3 (3.30%) Epiphany
12 3 (3.30%) NetApp