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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
London / City of London
Rank 147 146 172
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.45% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Median daily rate £450 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £415 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.64%

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
363 344 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.28% 10.90% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 244 496
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £25.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
5 4 (21.05%) R
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) HDFS
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) NAS
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
6 3 (15.79%) Exstream
6 3 (15.79%) SSH
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Exstream
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
3 3 (15.79%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) Telnet
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Data Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) JSP
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Acquisition
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) R
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) HDFS
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Axway
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com