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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
London / City of London
Rank 143 147 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing FTP 10 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.23% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 18
Median daily rate £525 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £429 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £559 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.07% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +4.39%

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
397 325 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.46% 10.73% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 226 491
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (34.78%) Data Acquisition
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) ETL
4 8 (34.78%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) HDFS
6 6 (26.09%) R
6 6 (26.09%) Big Data
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
7 5 (21.74%) Unix
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) SSH
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle

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 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Exstream
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) SSH
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 3 (13.04%) NAS
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 2 (8.70%) Telnet
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (8.70%) BigTable
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Toad
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Data Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 2 (8.70%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Acquisition
1 8 (34.78%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Server Building
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Enrichment
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) R
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) WCAG
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) HDFS
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Tableau
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com