The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 29 June 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 135 140
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.037% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 1.14% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
South West median daily rate £375 £393 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +26.61%  
10th Percentile £363 £238 £305
90th Percentile £388 £414 £315
England median daily rate £435 £440 £338
% change year-on-year -1.13% +30.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +140.00% -  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 432 526 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.80% 17.47% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1166 590
South West median daily rate £371 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.57%  
10th Percentile £209 £250 £213
90th Percentile £512 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 96 56
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £28.15 £12.50 £12.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the South West

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FTP in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the South West

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the South West

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 1 £375 -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for FTP.

1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Servlets
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Google
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Xen
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Jetty
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) nginx
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Jetty
1 6 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 6 (100.00%) nginx
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Google
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IBM