The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 68 69
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.64% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +85.88%
FTP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
196 156 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.76% 20.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 66
Average daily rate £488 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) JDBC
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) webMethods
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) SMTP
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior webMethods Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JDBC
1 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft