Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 331 307
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 -18
Contract jobs citing FTP 28 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.31% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 49
South East median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £259 £192 £323
90th Percentile £600 £575 £540
England median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £31.00 - £13.75
10th Percentile £30.50 - £12.53
90th Percentile £31.50 - £14.78
England median hourly rate £24.00 £17.70 £13.75
% change year-on-year +35.57% +28.75% -36.12%

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 2,647 2,825 3,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.10% 17.36% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,563 1,792
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 216
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +7.67%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £46.31 £48.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -7 10 £425 +23.64% 9
Hampshire -11 7 £294 -30.88% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £425 +32.81% 1
West Sussex - 4 £413 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £650 +18.18%
Surrey -23 3 £375 -7.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £375 +7.14% 8
Kent - 1 £225 -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (46.43%) HTTP
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) SMTP
5 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
7 8 (28.57%) SSL
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (25.00%) VMware
8 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 6 (21.43%) Check Point GAiA
9 6 (21.43%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) Juniper
9 6 (21.43%) IBM
9 6 (21.43%) SNMP
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) XSLT
10 5 (17.86%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) Apache
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Jetty
4 1 (3.57%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 14 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (46.43%) HTTP
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) SMTP
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) SSL
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (21.43%) SNMP
7 6 (21.43%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) BGP
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (14.29%) DVB
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Synon
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Architect
6 1 (3.57%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XSLT
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) EDI
3 4 (14.29%) JSON
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) 802.1X
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) SAP ALE
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) DataPower
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.29%) MPEG
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) STB
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Check Point GAiA
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Time Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (14.29%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) DRM
4 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) RPG
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCSE
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCDA
4 2 (7.14%) CCENT
4 2 (7.14%) CCSA
4 2 (7.14%) CCVP
4 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
1 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) IronPort
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (10.71%) Aruba
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
8 2 (7.14%) Fiorano
8 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
8 2 (7.14%) Nortel
8 2 (7.14%) Qualys
8 2 (7.14%) SAP
9 1 (3.57%) Google