Period
to 29 July 2017

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 29 July 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)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 290 320
Rank change year-on-year -61 +30 -26
Contract jobs citing FTP 18 107 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.58% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 2.87% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 56 37
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £244 £200 £246
90th Percentile £541 £531 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £353
% change year-on-year +5.88% +20.57% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £12.50 -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £16.25 £21.53
% change year-on-year +100.00% -24.51% +23.00%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2794 3729 3818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.24% 20.10% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 2120 1925
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £225 £214
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 211 220
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £27.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -6.52% +58.93%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +7.89%

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 29 July 2017.

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 29 July 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
Thames Valley -40 8 £324 -29.62% 1
Berkshire +26 6 £286 -31.85% 1
Surrey +1 6 £475 +11.76%
West Sussex +17 2 - -
Hampshire -5 2 £475 +43.40% 4
Buckinghamshire -53 1 £500 +5.26%
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region with a requirement for FTP.

1 9 (50.00%) Unix
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) SSH
3 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) Brocade
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) NFS
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Sun
5 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Nagios
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas File System
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
6 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (22.22%) Finance

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SSH
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) Telnet
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Firewall
7 1 (5.56%) Junos
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) AS400 Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Backup Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
1 2 (11.11%) ODBC
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) AS400
3 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) DataPower
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.56%) LPAR
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) High Availability
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) C-shell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Jython
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) NFS
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas File System
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Openswan
4 1 (5.56%) pfSense
4 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Nagios
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (22.22%) EMC Navisphere
3 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Brocade
2 5 (27.78%) NetApp
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) CA
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL