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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 175 238 210
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -28
Contract jobs citing FTP 71 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 1.26% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 14
Average daily rate £313 £368 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £271 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £39.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.21% +125.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +85.88%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 34 £313 -34.21% 5
Buckinghamshire - 10 £530 - 3
Berkshire +11 9 £340 -15.00% 8
Surrey -8 8 £425 +45.29% 2
West Sussex - 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £238 - 3
East Sussex +11 1 - - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 55 (44.00%) DNS
2 47 (37.60%) Windows
3 42 (33.60%) HTTP
4 40 (32.00%) Linux
5 39 (31.20%) TCP/IP
5 39 (31.20%) SSL
5 39 (31.20%) Firewall
6 35 (28.00%) Cisco
7 33 (26.40%) SMTP
8 32 (25.60%) SSH
9 31 (24.80%) DHCP
10 30 (24.00%) VPN
11 28 (22.40%) Unix
12 25 (20.00%) ITIL
12 25 (20.00%) IBM
12 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 24 (19.20%) Web Services
14 23 (18.40%) Active Directory
14 23 (18.40%) SC Cleared
15 22 (17.60%) LDAP
16 20 (16.00%) LAN
16 20 (16.00%) CheckPoint
17 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
17 19 (15.20%) Finance
18 18 (14.40%) Internet
18 18 (14.40%) CCNA
18 18 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (13.60%) WAN

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (10.40%) IIS
2 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.80%) Apache
5 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.40%) JBoss
7 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.60%) CICS
7 2 (1.60%) CMS
7 2 (1.60%) Confluence
7 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.60%) ProjectWise
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (44.00%) DNS
2 42 (33.60%) HTTP
3 39 (31.20%) Firewall
3 39 (31.20%) SSL
3 39 (31.20%) TCP/IP
4 33 (26.40%) SMTP
5 32 (25.60%) SSH
6 31 (24.80%) DHCP
7 30 (24.00%) VPN
8 22 (17.60%) LDAP
9 20 (16.00%) LAN
10 18 (14.40%) Internet
11 17 (13.60%) HTTPS
11 17 (13.60%) WAN
12 15 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (11.20%) NetScaler
13 14 (11.20%) SNMP
14 9 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (7.20%) VLAN
15 8 (6.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) DTS
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.60%) Easytrieve
7 2 (1.60%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.80%) Big Data
8 1 (0.80%) MySQL
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) ChangeMan
1 9 (7.20%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (7.20%) StarTeam
2 5 (4.00%) Introscope
2 5 (4.00%) JProfiler
2 5 (4.00%) Toad
3 4 (3.20%) Metasploit
4 3 (2.40%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.40%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.40%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.60%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (1.60%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
1 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.00%) Banking
2 5 (4.00%) Publishing
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Analyst
1 28 (22.40%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.60%) Web Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) Consultant
3 11 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Administrator
5 9 (7.20%) Design Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Senior Design Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.80%) IT Administrator
8 6 (4.80%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) Web Services
2 17 (13.60%) SOAP
3 14 (11.20%) Middleware
4 13 (10.40%) REST
5 12 (9.60%) XML
6 11 (8.80%) .NET
7 10 (8.00%) ISPF
8 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
8 9 (7.20%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (6.40%) HTML
10 6 (4.80%) CSS
11 5 (4.00%) JMS
11 5 (4.00%) jQuery
12 4 (3.20%) Ajax
13 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.40%) EDI
13 3 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (2.40%) ODBC
13 3 (2.40%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (2.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.00%) DataPower
3 13 (10.40%) Mainframe
4 10 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.20%) iSeries
6 8 (6.40%) HACMP
7 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
7 7 (5.60%) AS400
8 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.40%) Clustering
9 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.60%) PKI
10 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.60%) TRADACOMS
10 2 (1.60%) User Experience
10 2 (1.60%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.60%) Windows
2 40 (32.00%) Linux
3 28 (22.40%) Unix
4 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.40%) Solaris
6 6 (4.80%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.20%) CentOS
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) Android
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.80%) MVS
9 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) ITIL
2 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.40%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.60%) Migration
5 11 (8.80%) Data Analysis
5 11 (8.80%) Network Design
6 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.20%) Requirements Management
7 8 (6.40%) Change Management
7 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.60%) Project Management
8 7 (5.60%) SIEM
9 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.80%) High Availability
9 6 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.80%) Service Management
10 5 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) Shell Script
2 14 (11.20%) C
2 14 (11.20%) SQL
3 12 (9.60%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) JCL
5 10 (8.00%) REXX
6 9 (7.20%) C++
6 9 (7.20%) Perl
7 8 (6.40%) C#
7 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.80%) Python
8 6 (4.80%) Tcl
8 6 (4.80%) VB
9 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.20%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.20%) VBScript
11 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.60%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.40%) CCNA
3 18 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (12.00%) CCNP
4 15 (12.00%) Degree
5 11 (8.80%) CCSE
6 9 (7.20%) CCENT
7 5 (4.00%) ISEB
7 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.20%) CCSA
8 4 (3.20%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.40%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.40%) CEH
9 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.40%) RHCT
10 2 (1.60%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.60%) MBA
10 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.80%) UAG
4 10 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 9 (7.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (4.00%) vSphere
7 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.20%) XenApp
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.60%) NFS
9 2 (1.60%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.80%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (4.00%) nmon
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.20%) Puppet
5 2 (1.60%) Ansible
5 2 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.60%) Cacti
5 2 (1.60%) Control-M
5 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.60%) SCCM
5 2 (1.60%) SCOM
5 2 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.80%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (28.00%) Cisco
2 25 (20.00%) IBM
2 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (11.20%) Citrix
4 14 (11.20%) VMware
5 13 (10.40%) Oracle
5 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
6 12 (9.60%) CA
7 8 (6.40%) F5
7 8 (6.40%) IronPort
8 6 (4.80%) Aruba
8 6 (4.80%) Foundry
9 5 (4.00%) NetApp
9 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.20%) Juniper
10 4 (3.20%) Remedy
10 4 (3.20%) Tandberg
11 3 (2.40%) Avaya
12 2 (1.60%) BMC
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