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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 136 138 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.24% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£310 £335 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +67.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
370 484 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.59% 14.64% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 261 187
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £11.55 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -11 3 £310 - 2
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) Iperf
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) RTP
2 3 (50.00%) Telnet
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) RTP
2 3 (50.00%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VRRP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
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