Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 February 2020 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 360 328
Rank change year-on-year +69 -32 -49
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 34
South East median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £333 £300 £258
90th Percentile £590 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £515 £500
% change year-on-year -12.62% +3.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £60.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +346.30% -61.43% +4.31%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,921 2,615 2,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.80% 16.34% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1,431 1,500
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £180 £218 £161
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 136 139
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.56 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.83% +3.10% -16.28%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the South East

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the South East

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in the South East

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the South East

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
Hampshire +48 2 £425 +1.80% 4
Thames Valley +21 2 £475 +26.67% 2
Berkshire +14 2 £475 +58.33% 2
Surrey +51 1 £275 -45.00% 3
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for FTP.

1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
3 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Azure
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) WAAS
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gatling
1 1 (11.11%) Geb
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GitLab
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Spock
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Database Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Database Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) Dropwizard
2 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
2 1 (11.11%) Guice
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 1 (11.11%) Ratpack
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WireMock
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (11.11%) Due Diligence
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Java 8
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware