The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 120 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing FTP 22 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.34% 2.19% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +54.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £437 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £295 £385
% change year-on-year
+29.45% -23.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
507 274 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 12.51% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 147 183
Average daily rate £338 £289 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 59
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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
Devon - 15 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Somerset - 2 £250 -
Gloucestershire -12 1 - - 7
Dorset - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (70.83%) Telnet
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) MPLS
2 16 (66.67%) LAN
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
2 16 (66.67%) SNMP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) Network Management
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) CISSP
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (62.50%) CCIE
4 14 (58.33%) CCNP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Management
7 9 (37.50%) Network Performance Management
8 8 (33.33%) Network Security
8 8 (33.33%) Network Design
9 5 (20.83%) Workflow
9 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (16.67%) Linux

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Acrobat
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Telnet
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) MPLS
2 16 (66.67%) LAN
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
2 16 (66.67%) SNMP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (54.17%) OSPF
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Intranet
7 3 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (8.33%) LDAP
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (4.17%) Multicast
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Communications Officer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Network Management
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 9 (37.50%) Network Performance Management
4 8 (33.33%) Network Design
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (62.50%) CCIE
2 14 (58.33%) CCNP
3 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Samba
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (8.33%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) NEC
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Mitel
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (8.33%) Infor
3 2 (8.33%) Kerio
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
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