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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 140 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.37% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£315 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +37.39%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 292 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.60% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 153 192
Average daily rate £375 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 25 July 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
(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
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) NFS
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) NetApp
6 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
6 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (25.00%) CentOS
7 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
7 2 (25.00%) NAS
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (25.00%) Celerra
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (25.00%) Samba
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense