Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 275 247
Rank change year-on-year -44 -28 +42
Contract jobs citing FTP 49 75 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.45% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 70
South East median daily rate £338 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £195 £312 £250
90th Percentile £575 £508 £531
England median daily rate £438 £415 £418
% change year-on-year +5.42% -0.78% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +316.67% -55.56%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £33.56 £21.53
% change year-on-year -43.38% +55.89% +14.80%

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 2,906 3,063 3,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 19.76% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,554 1,792 1,804
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £228 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 200 216
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.51 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -13 39 £325 -27.78% 10
Berkshire -15 16 £320 -11.72% 4
Oxfordshire +3 12 £550 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -25 11 £350 -26.32% 6
Surrey -38 8 £405 -3.23% 4
West Sussex -4 1 - - 3
Hampshire -7 1 £425 +3.03% 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for FTP.

1 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
2 17 (34.69%) SMTP
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) High Availability
4 14 (28.57%) HTTP
5 13 (26.53%) DNS
5 13 (26.53%) IBM
5 13 (26.53%) Linux
5 13 (26.53%) Windows
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) Firewall
6 12 (24.49%) Internet
6 12 (24.49%) Perl
7 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.45%) XML
7 11 (22.45%) Unix
7 11 (22.45%) SSL
7 11 (22.45%) SSH
7 11 (22.45%) DataPower
8 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
8 10 (20.41%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (20.41%) ActionScript 2.0
8 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (20.41%) Data Security
8 10 (20.41%) cXML
8 10 (20.41%) RosettaNet
8 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (20.41%) webMethods
8 10 (20.41%) ActionScript

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 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Boomi
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
2 17 (34.69%) SMTP
3 14 (28.57%) HTTP
4 13 (26.53%) DNS
5 12 (24.49%) Firewall
5 12 (24.49%) Internet
6 11 (22.45%) SSH
6 11 (22.45%) SSL
7 9 (18.37%) VPN
7 9 (18.37%) WAN
8 7 (14.29%) DHCP
8 7 (14.29%) VLAN
9 5 (10.20%) LAN
9 5 (10.20%) Network Security
9 5 (10.20%) SAN
10 4 (8.16%) MPLS
10 4 (8.16%) NAS
10 4 (8.16%) PBX
10 4 (8.16%) Symposium
11 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DataStage
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Informix
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JMeter
1 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Grunt
2 2 (4.08%) gulp
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Billing
4 2 (4.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 10 (20.41%) cXML
2 10 (20.41%) ebXML
2 10 (20.41%) EDI
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (20.41%) XML Schema
3 8 (16.33%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) LAMP
7 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.08%) Sass
7 2 (4.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) DataPower
2 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.04%) AS400
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Unix
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.20%) Solaris
4 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) SUSE
6 2 (4.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) High Availability
2 10 (20.41%) API Development
2 10 (20.41%) B2B
2 10 (20.41%) Data Security
2 10 (20.41%) EAI
3 8 (16.33%) ETL
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.20%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) ETL Development
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 4 (8.16%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.16%) Load Testing
7 4 (8.16%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Perl
4 10 (20.41%) ActionScript
4 10 (20.41%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (20.41%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.20%) C#
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.16%) C
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) C-shell
10 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) CCENT
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCSA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (10.20%) Veritas File System
3 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.12%) NFS
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) Openswan
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
6 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) NetBackup
2 5 (10.20%) SnapMirror
2 5 (10.20%) SnapVault
2 5 (10.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (8.16%) Ansible
3 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.12%) WSUS
5 2 (4.08%) Netcool
5 2 (4.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) Cacti
6 1 (2.04%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) IBM
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) webMethods
3 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) Dell
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.24%) NetApp
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Sun
5 5 (10.20%) Veritas
6 4 (8.16%) AppDynamics
6 4 (8.16%) Avaya
6 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.16%) VMware
7 3 (6.12%) Brocade
7 3 (6.12%) Qualys
8 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix