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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 117 111
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.90% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £338 £200 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.75% -57.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 365 553 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.86% 23.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 253 237
Median daily rate £388 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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
Reading +20 1 £338 -
FTP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) ICMP
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) RSVP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware