Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 352 296
Rank change year-on-year +11 -56 +11
Contract jobs citing FTP 38 19 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 0.71% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 54
South East median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -15.63% +1.59%
10th Percentile £305 £135 £275
90th Percentile £603 £503 £538
England median daily rate £488 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £31.00 - £12.50
10th Percentile £30.50 - £12.25
90th Percentile £31.50 - £12.75
England median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -36.15% +160.00% -41.93%

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 2,599 2,691 3,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.63% 16.88% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 1,455 2,014
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 170 200
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.50% -30.04% +4.71%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 August 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 20 August 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
Surrey -25 10 £413 -6.25%
Hampshire -4 9 £294 - 1
Thames Valley -5 9 £469 +78.57% 3
Berkshire -20 5 £444 +69.05% 2
West Sussex 0 4 £413 -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £650 +150.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £588 +17.50%
Kent - 1 £225 -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (50.00%) HTTP
2 19 (50.00%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) DNS
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco
4 15 (39.47%) SMTP
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) VPN
6 13 (34.21%) Firewall
7 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 12 (31.58%) Unix
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle
8 11 (28.95%) SSL
9 10 (26.32%) Perl
9 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) XSLT
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Veritas
10 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
10 8 (21.05%) Check Point GAiA
11 7 (18.42%) Juniper
11 7 (18.42%) Citrix
11 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (18.42%) Wireless
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) IIS

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 7 (18.42%) Apache
1 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Jetty
5 1 (2.63%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.26%) Boomi
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (50.00%) HTTP
3 17 (44.74%) DNS
4 15 (39.47%) SMTP
5 13 (34.21%) Firewall
5 13 (34.21%) VPN
6 11 (28.95%) SSL
7 7 (18.42%) DHCP
7 7 (18.42%) SNMP
7 7 (18.42%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) BGP
8 6 (15.79%) LAN
8 6 (15.79%) OSPF
8 6 (15.79%) SSH
9 5 (13.16%) DVB
9 5 (13.16%) MPLS
9 5 (13.16%) NAS
9 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 5 (13.16%) WAN
10 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall Engineer
1 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Architect
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XSLT
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 4 (10.53%) EDI
4 4 (10.53%) REST
4 4 (10.53%) SOAP
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) MSMQ
6 2 (5.26%) OAuth
6 2 (5.26%) SAP ALE
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Basis
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
7 1 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) DataPower
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 5 (13.16%) MPEG
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.89%) STB
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) Check Point GAiA
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.42%) Time Management
3 6 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (15.79%) High Availability
3 6 (15.79%) SIEM
4 5 (13.16%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) DRM
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) Test Management
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
2 6 (15.79%) CCSE
3 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CCDA
5 3 (7.89%) CCVP
6 2 (5.26%) CCENT
6 2 (5.26%) CCSA
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (13.16%) NFS
3 5 (13.16%) Veritas File System
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.16%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) Docker
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 5 (13.16%) vCenter Server
4 4 (10.53%) Data Guard
4 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (7.89%) Nagios
5 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
5 3 (7.89%) Puppet
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (5.26%) Cacti
6 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (5.26%) SnapMirror
6 2 (5.26%) SnapVault
7 1 (2.63%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.63%) OpenView
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.05%) Veritas
4 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) Citrix
5 7 (18.42%) Juniper
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) IBM
6 6 (15.79%) IronPort
7 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) Sun
8 3 (7.89%) Aruba
8 3 (7.89%) Avaya
8 3 (7.89%) Brocade
8 3 (7.89%) Nortel
8 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (5.26%) Fiorano
9 2 (5.26%) Qualys