Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 326 282
Rank change year-on-year -31 -44 +1
Contract jobs citing FTP 32 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.70% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 48
South East median daily rate £413 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -16.37% +15.45%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £312
90th Percentile £565 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.42% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South East median hourly rate £31.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £30.50 - £19.25
90th Percentile £31.50 - £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £33.56
% change year-on-year -13.73% -24.01% +55.89%

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 2,766 2,877 3,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.48% 17.14% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,551 1,746
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £209 £170 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 155 192
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.46% -32.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.93 £11.53
90th Percentile £48.48 £45.10 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +9.76%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 18 £375 +15.38% 6
Berkshire -6 12 £388 +32.48% 2
Hampshire -19 6 £418 -1.76% 3
West Sussex -9 4 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £375 +7.14% 3
Oxfordshire +12 3 £600 +9.09% 1
Surrey -23 2 £500 +23.46%
Kent - 1 £225 -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
2 15 (46.88%) DNS
3 13 (40.63%) VPN
3 13 (40.63%) HTTP
3 13 (40.63%) SSL
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) SMTP
5 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
6 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
7 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 8 (25.00%) Unix
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 7 (21.88%) Check Point GAiA
9 6 (18.75%) OSPF
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) Wireless
9 6 (18.75%) SNMP
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Apache
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
10 5 (15.63%) CCNA

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 6 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
2 15 (46.88%) DNS
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) HTTP
3 13 (40.63%) SSL
3 13 (40.63%) VPN
4 11 (34.38%) SMTP
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) LAN
6 6 (18.75%) BGP
6 6 (18.75%) OSPF
6 6 (18.75%) SNMP
6 6 (18.75%) Wireless
7 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
7 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (12.50%) MPLS
8 4 (12.50%) WLAN
9 3 (9.38%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Synon
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) ChangeMan
3 1 (3.13%) gulp
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (6.25%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Architect
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) EDI
3 2 (6.25%) OAuth
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) ISPF
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.13%) Sass
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.13%) WSDL
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) DataPower
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (15.63%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) AS400
2 3 (9.38%) iSeries
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) HACMP
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) Check Point GAiA
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (15.63%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) Supply Chain Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Use Case
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) RPG
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) JCL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) REXX
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) CCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCDA
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CCVP
4 2 (6.25%) CCENT
4 2 (6.25%) CCSA
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PMP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.00%) IBM
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) IronPort
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) Aruba
8 3 (9.38%) Avaya
8 3 (9.38%) JDA
8 3 (9.38%) Nortel
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.25%) Fiorano
9 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
9 2 (6.25%) Qualys
9 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.13%) Google
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat