Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 157 143
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +4
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.04% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.72% -13.69%
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £419
% change year-on-year +7.41% -19.35% +19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £31.00 - £37.50

FTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 792 785 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.15% 19.10% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 336 440
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £233 £225
90th Percentile £550 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.24% -51.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.28
90th Percentile £46.38 £42.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £22.25
% change year-on-year +25.79% -21.39% -31.01%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Berkshire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FTP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Berkshire

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Berkshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 4 £300 -6.25%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Newbury 0 2 £325 -35.00%
FTP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (33.33%) JDA
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) PMP
3 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Supply Chain Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 3 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) CCDA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) JDA
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel