The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 132 122 141
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.92% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £335 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 326 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 14.14% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 188 275
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
FTP
England

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the South West region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the South West region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Sun
4 5 (41.67%) NFS
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) SSH
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) StorageTek
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Migration

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) SSH
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) DMZ
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) X.400
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) RSS
2 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) WebKit
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (16.67%) Celerra
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) XQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) NFS
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Zend
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