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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 159 201 183
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Contract jobs citing FTP 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.45% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Median daily rate £500 £373 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £314 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £381 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-41.92% -28.25%
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
528 759 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 12.81% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 555 473
Median daily rate £470 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 21
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 July 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 23 July 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (27.27%) HTTP
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Perl
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (18.18%) Puppet
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) ETL

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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Exstream
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) IPsec
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) H.323
5 1 (4.55%) ISDN
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) BigTable
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) EJB
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Java SE
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) Debian
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) ETL
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) EAI
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (4.55%) Service Design
4 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) R
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) sed
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISA
1 2 (9.09%) CISM
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) Postfix
2 2 (9.09%) Squid
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) StorNext
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO