The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 18 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 Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 73 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.13% 16.25% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 65
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £224 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £9.20 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
FTP
North West

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) AIX
2 10 (90.91%) Shell Script
2 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
2 10 (90.91%) Change Management
3 8 (72.73%) GIS
3 8 (72.73%) Clustering
3 8 (72.73%) ISPF
3 8 (72.73%) JCL
3 8 (72.73%) SSL
3 8 (72.73%) DMZ
4 6 (54.55%) Gentran
5 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Axway
7 2 (18.18%) Tumbleweed
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
8 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (54.55%) Gentran
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
1 8 (72.73%) DMZ
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) ISPF
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) GIS
2 8 (72.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Shell Script
2 8 (72.73%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Axway
1 2 (18.18%) Tumbleweed
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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