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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 163 183 174
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing FTP 23 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 2.58% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Finance
3 13 (29.55%) DNS
4 12 (27.27%) DHCP
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) VMware
7 9 (20.45%) Banking
8 8 (18.18%) Retail
8 8 (18.18%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.91%) IIS
9 7 (15.91%) MS Office
9 7 (15.91%) HTTP
9 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) SSL
9 7 (15.91%) Degree
10 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (13.64%) Puppet
10 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
10 6 (13.64%) MySQL
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) XML
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) Confluence
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
5 1 (2.27%) Jetty
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) HTTP
3 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
4 4 (9.09%) WinSCP
5 3 (6.82%) IPsec
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
6 2 (4.55%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) POP3
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
7 1 (2.27%) ICMP
7 1 (2.27%) NNTP
7 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.55%) MS Access
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.55%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Retail
4 5 (11.36%) Marketing
5 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.82%) Online Betting
6 3 (6.82%) International Banking
7 2 (4.55%) Billing
8 1 (2.27%) Games
8 1 (2.27%) Front Office
8 1 (2.27%) Electronics
8 1 (2.27%) Law
8 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.27%) Publishing
8 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (11.36%) Programmer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) RPG Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) XSD
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) WCF
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) AS400
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
5 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.36%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps
3 4 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.55%) Business Development
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Microservices
5 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) RPG
3 3 (6.82%) RPG IV
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) CCIE
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) MCDST
4 2 (4.55%) MCITP
4 2 (4.55%) CFA
4 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.55%) MBA
4 2 (4.55%) MCT
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) GCIA
5 1 (2.27%) GCIH
5 1 (2.27%) GIAC
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Xen
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (2.27%) Postfix
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Control-M
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) Calypso
4 3 (6.82%) SunGard
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Reuters
4 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.55%) CQG
5 2 (4.55%) Charles River
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Akamai
6 1 (2.27%) Fiserv
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL