The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 169 187 174
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing FTP 16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 1.89% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 18
Average daily rate
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£513 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £315 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £580 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
659 634 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.33% 11.13% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 402 551
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -50.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) DNS
3 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) DHCP
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 8 (20.51%) MySQL
7 8 (20.51%) IIS
7 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.51%) SSL
7 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) Retail
7 8 (20.51%) Puppet
8 7 (17.95%) VMware
8 7 (17.95%) HTTP
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) MS Office
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) SCOM
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Confluence
5 2 (5.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) DHCP
3 8 (20.51%) SSL
4 7 (17.95%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.26%) IPsec
7 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 2 (5.13%) WinSCP
9 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.56%) VLAN
9 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (2.56%) LDAP
9 1 (2.56%) WAN
9 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Toad
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Online Betting
6 2 (5.13%) Billing
7 1 (2.56%) Front Office
7 1 (2.56%) Electronics
7 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.56%) Publishing
7 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Web Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) XSD
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.13%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) SUSE
7 1 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (12.82%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 5 (12.82%) DevOps
2 5 (12.82%) OO
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) Microservices
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) OOP
5 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) CCIE
3 4 (10.26%) CCNP
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCT
4 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MBA
4 2 (5.13%) MCDST
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) CFA
4 2 (5.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) VCP4
5 1 (2.56%) GIAC
5 1 (2.56%) GCIA
5 1 (2.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) Postfix
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) SCCM
4 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.82%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Reuters
5 3 (7.69%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Charles River
6 2 (5.13%) CQG
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Akamai