The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 90 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.45% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £315 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-25.94% +31.66%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 221 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.01% 15.25% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 64
Average daily rate £350 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
FTP
England

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the East Midlands region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the East Midlands region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) SunGard