The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 April 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 73
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.78% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £508 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +56.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £405 £300
% change year-on-year +8.64% +35.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 295 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.30% 28.89% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 159 78
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.90% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Reading

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for FTP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper