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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 135 147 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.071% 0.092% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.65% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 13
Median daily rate £371 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £455 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £495 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.31% -46.18%
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
387 460 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.68% 14.10% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 348
Median daily rate £325 £408 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 £393 -
Somerset - 1 £350 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for FTP.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTPS
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Samba
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) iPad
2 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTPS
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) LDAP
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IMAP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Samba
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) F5
1 6 (75.00%) NetApp
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle