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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 145 167 189
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +22
Contract jobs citing FTP 7 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 3.40% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 10
Average daily rate £525 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-46.83% +85.88%
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
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) SSH
6 3 (15.79%) SCOM
6 3 (15.79%) Samba
6 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) NFS
6 3 (15.79%) SMTP
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Lync
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) SSH
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) IGRP
5 1 (5.26%) IMAP
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Administrator
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
2 1 (5.26%) Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Security Advisor
2 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) DAO
4 1 (5.26%) Drools
4 1 (5.26%) Grails
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JMS
4 1 (5.26%) POSIX
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
1 2 (10.53%) DevOps
1 2 (10.53%) EAI
1 2 (10.53%) OO
1 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
1 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.26%) ISMS
2 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) OWASP
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) SOA
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CEH
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) NFS
2 3 (15.79%) Samba
3 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) Sendmail
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Ceph
4 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.26%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.26%) RANCID
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Solace
4 1 (5.26%) Supermicro