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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 149 183 202
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +19
Contract jobs citing FTP 10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.43% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Median daily rate £588 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £343 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 - £32.50
FTP
London

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
446 701 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.49% 12.95% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 519 513
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £247 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (20.00%) Puppet
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 3 (20.00%) SMTP
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SUSE
4 3 (20.00%) Banking

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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) H.323
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) ISDN
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) EJB
4 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Drools
5 1 (6.67%) Java SE
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (20.00%) SUSE
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Debian
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) EAI
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Virtualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OWASP
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) Postfix
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.67%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Solace