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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 178 198 181
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.74% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 18
Average daily rate
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£513 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £315 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £559 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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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
754 748 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 11.55% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 515 619
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £44.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (30.56%) DHCP
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) MySQL
5 9 (25.00%) SSL
5 9 (25.00%) Puppet
6 8 (22.22%) HTTP
6 8 (22.22%) IIS
6 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.22%) Retail
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) MS Office
7 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) SCOM
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 6 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) OO
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 9 (25.00%) SSL
4 8 (22.22%) HTTP
5 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) IPsec
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.78%) WinSCP
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) MS Access
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Online Betting
6 2 (5.56%) Billing
6 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.56%) Electronics
7 1 (2.78%) Front Office
7 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Microservices
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCT
4 3 (8.33%) MBA
4 3 (8.33%) CFA
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) GIAC
5 1 (2.78%) GCIA
5 1 (2.78%) GCIH
5 1 (2.78%) MCDST
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Cognos
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Reuters
5 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) McAfee
5 2 (5.56%) Charles River
6 1 (2.78%) Websense
6 1 (2.78%) CQG
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
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