The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 28 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 23 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.96% - 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.94% - 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £295 £395
% change year-on-year
+29.45% -25.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
FTP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.56% 11.58% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 30
Average daily rate £335 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £103.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Bedfordshire region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 21 £350 -
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 29 (100.00%) IIS
1 29 (100.00%) DHCP
1 29 (100.00%) DNS
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) SCOM
3 26 (89.66%) MS Excel
3 26 (89.66%) E-Commerce
4 22 (75.86%) SCCM
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
7 10 (34.48%) Akamai
8 7 (24.14%) SLA
9 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (20.69%) Publishing
9 6 (20.69%) DevOps
10 5 (17.24%) Database Security
10 5 (17.24%) Legal
11 3 (10.34%) Retail
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management
12 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
13 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
13 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
13 1 (3.45%) VBScript

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (89.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) DHCP
1 29 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Publishing
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Web Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Database Security
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (93.10%) SCOM
2 22 (75.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Akamai