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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 208 223 223
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 35 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.58% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 12
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£413 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £418
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.40 £28.95
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -43.35%
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
1847 1584 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 18.13% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 723 605
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 94 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 12 £484 - 2
Berkshire +13 11 £250 +13.63% 2
Surrey -3 10 £413 +3.12%
East Sussex - 2 £150 -
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (49.28%) HTTP
2 32 (46.38%) UNIX
3 26 (37.68%) Linux
4 25 (36.23%) Internet
5 22 (31.88%) Windows
6 21 (30.43%) HTML
7 20 (28.99%) IIS
8 19 (27.54%) HTTPS
9 17 (24.64%) CSS
10 16 (23.19%) XML
10 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
10 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.74%) Solaris
12 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
13 13 (18.84%) Firewall
14 12 (17.39%) .NET
14 12 (17.39%) SMTP
14 12 (17.39%) SSH
15 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
15 11 (15.94%) Java
16 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
16 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (14.49%) Korn
17 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
17 9 (13.04%) Military

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (28.99%) IIS
2 8 (11.59%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) Documentum
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) SPSS
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (49.28%) HTTP
2 25 (36.23%) Internet
3 19 (27.54%) HTTPS
4 13 (18.84%) Firewall
5 12 (17.39%) SMTP
5 12 (17.39%) SSH
6 9 (13.04%) X.400
6 9 (13.04%) X.500
7 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.14%) DNS
8 7 (10.14%) NAS
9 5 (7.25%) WAN
9 5 (7.25%) SNMP
9 5 (7.25%) Telnet
9 5 (7.25%) DMZ
10 4 (5.80%) LAN
11 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.35%) SSL
12 2 (2.90%) MVNO
12 2 (2.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) DB2
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Toad
3 3 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (4.35%) Introscope
3 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Military
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) HTML
2 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 16 (23.19%) XML
4 12 (17.39%) .NET
5 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.59%) Middleware
7 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 4 (5.80%) EDI
8 4 (5.80%) jQuery
9 3 (4.35%) LAMP
9 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (4.35%) ODBC
9 3 (4.35%) JDBC
10 2 (2.90%) REST
10 2 (2.90%) CSS3
10 2 (2.90%) RESTful
10 2 (2.90%) HTML5
10 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.90%) Life Science
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) UNIX
2 26 (37.68%) Linux
3 22 (31.88%) Windows
4 15 (21.74%) Solaris
5 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.59%) Web Development
2 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
2 7 (10.14%) Migration
2 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
3 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.80%) Project Management
4 4 (5.80%) Workflow
4 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.35%) Release Management
5 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) CRM
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
1 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) Java
4 10 (14.49%) Korn
5 9 (13.04%) PHP
5 9 (13.04%) VBScript
6 7 (10.14%) AWK
6 7 (10.14%) sed
7 5 (7.25%) Perl
8 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.35%) VB
9 3 (4.35%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.90%) C#
11 1 (1.45%) XPath
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) MCPD
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CEH
5 1 (1.45%) GIAC
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) COBIT
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (7.25%) nmon
3 3 (4.35%) Nessus
4 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.14%) Clearswift
5 6 (8.70%) Sun
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) Juniper
7 4 (5.80%) SAP
8 3 (4.35%) Tripwire
8 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Cognos
9 2 (2.90%) Motorola
9 2 (2.90%) ILOG
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) Axway
10 1 (1.45%) Agilent
10 1 (1.45%) Google
10 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
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