The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 183 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.63% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 12
Average daily rate
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£406 £500 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £413 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £570 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -17.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +37.39%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
684 797 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.94% 11.21% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 530 626
Average daily rate £388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
FTP
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 (40.00%) HTTP
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) SSH
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.00%) JMS
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) LDAP
6 4 (16.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (12.00%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Gentran
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) SSH
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.00%) SNMP
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) IPsec
6 2 (8.00%) X.509
7 1 (4.00%) TACACS
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Ant
1 3 (12.00%) JUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Front Office
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) JMS
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware
4 3 (12.00%) EJB
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) XSD
5 2 (8.00%) EDI
5 2 (8.00%) WSDL
5 2 (8.00%) FIXML
6 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) B2B
3 3 (12.00%) EAI
3 3 (12.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) BPMN
4 2 (8.00%) BPEL
4 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
5 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) XQuery
6 1 (4.00%) JCL
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) RPG
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Samba
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (8.00%) Axway
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) InterSystems
4 2 (8.00%) Radianz
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) Google
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Austin Fraser
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Posted: 6 days ago