Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 200 214
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 -25
Contract jobs citing FTP 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 0.36% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
South West median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £385 £231 £400
90th Percentile £500 £406 £640
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £33.56 £21.53
% change year-on-year -43.38% +55.89% +14.80%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 840 828 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.48% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 488 460
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £171 £164 £180
90th Percentile £538 £533 £513
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 76
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.20 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Devon - 5 £488 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £475 -
Dorset +3 1 £418 +6.37%
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (90.91%) Google App Engine
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Google
2 10 (90.91%) Xen
2 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
3 9 (81.82%) Apache
3 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (81.82%) SSL
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) IIS
3 9 (81.82%) Servlets
3 9 (81.82%) WebSphere

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 9 (81.82%) Apache
1 9 (81.82%) IIS
1 9 (81.82%) Jetty
1 9 (81.82%) Mongrel
1 9 (81.82%) nginx
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (90.91%) Google App Engine
1 10 (90.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (36.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (36.36%) Route 53
2 4 (36.36%) Serverless
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
3 9 (81.82%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Travis CI
3 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) CoreOS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) DSDM
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Xen
3 3 (27.27%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) GlusterFS
4 1 (9.09%) Samba
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Icinga
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) OSSEC
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Google
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) New Relic
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle