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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 163 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing FTP 14 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 2.09% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Median daily rate £488 £370 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% -15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £315 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £410 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.41%
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
550 717 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.66% 13.53% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 524 520
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) HTTP
6 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) ETL
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) XML
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Exstream
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) SSH
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) BigTable
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Java SE
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Equities
3 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) AS400
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) SUSE
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Debian
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) ETL
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (12.50%) Data Enrichment
4 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Design
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) R
5 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) AWK
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) COBOL
7 1 (4.17%) sed
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISA
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) HDFS
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
2 2 (8.33%) Postfix
2 2 (8.33%) Squid
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (4.17%) StorNext
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Cacti
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Tableau
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO