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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 182 219 205
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing FTP 16 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.26% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £413 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £625 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.63%
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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
775 870 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 11.81% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 581 645
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) HTTP
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) SSL
4 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) RPG
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) AS400
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) RPG IV
5 5 (17.24%) SSH
5 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) UNIX
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) JMS
6 4 (13.79%) B2B
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) International Banking
6 4 (13.79%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Gentran
4 1 (3.45%) Jetty
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) SSL
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
3 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 5 (17.24%) SSH
5 3 (10.34%) IPsec
5 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.90%) SNMP
6 2 (6.90%) X.509
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.45%) WinSCP
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) International Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) SOA Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
1 5 (17.24%) XML
1 5 (17.24%) JMS
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (10.34%) EJB
3 3 (10.34%) XSD
4 2 (6.90%) EDI
4 2 (6.90%) WSDL
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) FIXML
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Spring Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) AS400
2 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.90%) iSeries
3 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) SUSE
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) B2B
3 3 (10.34%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) EAI
3 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) BPEL
4 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.90%) BPMN
4 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) RPG
2 6 (20.69%) RPG IV
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) XQuery
6 2 (6.90%) XPath
6 2 (6.90%) RPG/400
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) JCL
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) InterSystems
4 2 (6.90%) Radianz
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (6.90%) Axway
4 2 (6.90%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
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