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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 26 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 26 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.30% 1.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.63% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +6.14%
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
64 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.50% 12.87% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 29
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 25 £363 +20.83% 1
Dunstable - - - -
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (100.00%) DHCP
1 43 (100.00%) DNS
2 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (97.67%) IIS
3 40 (93.02%) SCOM
4 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
5 38 (88.37%) Windows
6 37 (86.05%) E-Commerce
7 31 (72.09%) SCCM
7 31 (72.09%) MS Excel
8 26 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
10 15 (34.88%) Web Services
10 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (30.23%) Akamai
11 13 (30.23%) ITIL
11 13 (30.23%) .NET
11 13 (30.23%) SLA
12 10 (23.26%) DevOps
13 7 (16.28%) Database Security
13 7 (16.28%) Legal
14 6 (13.95%) Publishing
14 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
14 6 (13.95%) Project Management
15 5 (11.63%) Retail
16 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
17 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
18 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
18 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
19 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (97.67%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (72.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) DHCP
1 43 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Publishing
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Web Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Web Services
2 13 (30.23%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) E-Commerce
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) Database Security
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (93.02%) SCOM
2 31 (72.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Akamai
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