The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.99% 21.99% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 13
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
FTP
East of England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - - - - 2
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) ISPF
4 1 (20.00%) International Banking
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) REXX
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) Control-M
4 1 (20.00%) RACF
4 1 (20.00%) JCL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IBM