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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 179 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing FTP 21 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 1.59% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £293 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £662 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £418
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.40 £28.95
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -43.35%
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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
806 879 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 588 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 43
Average hourly rate £19.75 £36.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.51% +76.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) Banking
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
5 7 (22.58%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) IIS
6 6 (19.35%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) RPG
6 6 (19.35%) SSL
6 6 (19.35%) DHCP
6 6 (19.35%) AS400
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) RPG IV
6 6 (19.35%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) XSD
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) B2B

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.23%) Gentran
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) SSH
7 3 (9.68%) SMTP
7 3 (9.68%) SNMP
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) WinSCP
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) X.509
8 2 (6.45%) Firewall
8 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.23%) VPN
9 1 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) DMZ
9 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) International Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (16.13%) Programmer
2 5 (16.13%) RPG Programmer
2 5 (16.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Integration Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) XSD
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) FIXML
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) EDI
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) WSDL
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Servlets
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) ISPF
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) AS400
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
1 6 (19.35%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) B2B
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) BPMN
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) BPEL
4 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Development
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
1 6 (19.35%) RPG
1 6 (19.35%) RPG IV
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) XPath
5 2 (6.45%) XQuery
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.45%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) RPG/400
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) JCL
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Xen
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Squid
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (3.23%) Cacti
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Calypso
4 3 (9.68%) SunGard
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Radianz
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Axway
5 2 (6.45%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Fiserv
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat