Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 143 149
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing FTP 15 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 2.43% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 15
Berkshire median daily rate £320 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -14.71% +30.77%
10th Percentile £135 £353 £283
90th Percentile £370 £464 £538
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £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 768 987 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.69% 22.94% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 491 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +10 6 £320 - 2
Slough -4 4 £263 -27.59%
FTP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) JMeter
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) AppDynamics
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) WSUS
6 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) SSL

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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) SSH
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) Junos
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) OpenVPN
5 2 (13.33%) Quagga
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) Telnet
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tester
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) AS400 Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) ODBC
3 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) SVG
4 1 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) C-shell
2 2 (13.33%) Korn
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Openswan
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool
2 2 (13.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) AppDynamics
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (13.33%) Arista
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Vyatta
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL