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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 112 137
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25  
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.97% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £310 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 610 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.57% 24.58% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 286 336
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing FTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Slough - 1 - -
FTP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) SNMP
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) IGMP
5 5 (55.56%) IPTV
5 5 (55.56%) VLAN
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
5 5 (55.56%) Video on Demand
5 5 (55.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 5 (55.56%) Middleware
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) OSPF
5 5 (55.56%) BGP
5 5 (55.56%) ICMP
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP
6 4 (44.44%) VRRP
6 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 4 (44.44%) Nagios
6 4 (44.44%) ATM

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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) SNMP
5 5 (55.56%) BGP
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 5 (55.56%) ICMP
5 5 (55.56%) IGMP
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) OSPF
5 5 (55.56%) VLAN
6 4 (44.44%) ATM
6 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 4 (44.44%) Frame Relay
6 4 (44.44%) IPv4
6 4 (44.44%) IPv6
6 4 (44.44%) Multicast
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP
6 4 (44.44%) VPLS
6 4 (44.44%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
1 5 (55.56%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (55.56%) Video on Demand
2 4 (44.44%) STB
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) SAP