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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 199 184 213
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.80% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £394 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £321 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £556 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -25.94%
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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
764 723 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.15% 12.53% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 487 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 August 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (34.78%) SCOM
5 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) SMTP
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) Symantec
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) Lync
7 5 (21.74%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) McAfee
8 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) Lync
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) SMTP
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) SSL
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Wintel Support
1 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Microservices
3 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCT
1 1 (4.35%) MBA
1 1 (4.35%) CFA
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) GAAP
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) MOM
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Symantec
3 4 (17.39%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) Websense
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) Veritas
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Cognos
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) RightFax
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
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