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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 177 194 175
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.64% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £355 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £319
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +20.78%
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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 27 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 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) DHCP
2 14 (38.89%) DNS
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) SSL
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) MySQL
5 9 (25.00%) Puppet
6 8 (22.22%) IIS
6 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.22%) Retail
7 7 (19.44%) HTTP
7 7 (19.44%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) SCOM
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (13.89%) HP
9 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
9 5 (13.89%) Web Services
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) OO
9 5 (13.89%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DHCP
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) SSL
3 7 (19.44%) HTTP
4 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall
7 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.78%) WinSCP
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Online Betting
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.89%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) OOP
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) MCDST
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) CFA
4 2 (5.56%) MBA
4 2 (5.56%) MCT
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) GCIA
5 1 (2.78%) GCIH
5 1 (2.78%) GIAC
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Reuters
4 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.56%) CQG
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) McAfee
5 2 (5.56%) Charles River
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Akamai