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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 139 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.92% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£288 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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
419 313 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.38% 12.63% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 151 181
Average daily rate £355 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 -16 3 £288 -11.53% 3
Dorset - 2 - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (70.37%) Telnet
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) SNMP
4 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco
4 16 (59.26%) CCIE
4 16 (59.26%) MPLS
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (59.26%) Network Management
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (55.56%) CISSP
6 14 (51.85%) CCNP
6 14 (51.85%) OSPF
7 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
8 11 (40.74%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
10 9 (33.33%) Network Design
10 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
10 9 (33.33%) Network Performance Management
11 8 (29.63%) Network Security
12 5 (18.52%) Streaming Video
12 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
12 5 (18.52%) Workflow
12 5 (18.52%) SLA
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) MS Excel

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Telnet
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) SNMP
4 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (59.26%) MPLS
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (51.85%) OSPF
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) Multicast
9 3 (11.11%) Wireless
9 3 (11.11%) VLAN
9 3 (11.11%) RTP
9 3 (11.11%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) Intranet
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Support
2 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Communications Officer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Streaming Video
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Network Management
2 11 (40.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 9 (33.33%) Network Performance Management
4 9 (33.33%) Network Design
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
7 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CCIE
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CISSP
3 14 (51.85%) CCNP
4 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) NEC
3 2 (7.41%) Mitel
3 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
3 2 (7.41%) ProCurve
3 2 (7.41%) Infor
3 2 (7.41%) Kerio
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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