The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 112 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 29 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.37% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 2.18% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £297 £368
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-45.27% +4.96%
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
479 412 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.72% 16.80% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 176 199
Average daily rate £338 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 75 58
Average hourly rate £24.75 £21.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 November 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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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
Bedfordshire +8 25 £350 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 47 (82.46%) DHCP
2 40 (70.18%) Windows
3 39 (68.42%) DNS
4 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 38 (66.67%) IIS
5 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 34 (59.65%) SCOM
7 32 (56.14%) E-Commerce
8 27 (47.37%) SCCM
8 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
9 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
10 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (35.09%) .NET
12 13 (22.81%) Web Services
12 13 (22.81%) ITIL
12 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (21.05%) HTTP
14 11 (19.30%) SLA
14 11 (19.30%) Akamai
15 9 (15.79%) Wireless
15 9 (15.79%) Linux
16 8 (14.04%) Broadband
16 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
16 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
16 8 (14.04%) Perl
16 8 (14.04%) PHP
16 8 (14.04%) Firmware
16 8 (14.04%) Telnet
16 8 (14.04%) Ruby
16 8 (14.04%) Firewall

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 38 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.26%) CICS
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (82.46%) DHCP
2 39 (68.42%) DNS
3 12 (21.05%) HTTP
4 9 (15.79%) Wireless
5 8 (14.04%) Telnet
5 8 (14.04%) Firewall
5 8 (14.04%) NAS
5 8 (14.04%) Broadband
6 4 (7.02%) UMTS
6 4 (7.02%) RTP
6 4 (7.02%) LTE
6 4 (7.02%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.75%) WCDMA
7 1 (1.75%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Selenium
2 5 (8.77%) Bugzilla
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Redmine
2 5 (8.77%) Trac
3 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.02%) JUnit
3 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.02%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Legal
1 6 (10.53%) Publishing
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Web Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Operational Support Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) ISPF
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) XHTML
4 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Handset
1 4 (7.02%) STB
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) zOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) Database Security
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.02%) Use Case
5 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.75%) Release Management
8 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow Management
8 1 (1.75%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.04%) Ruby
2 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) PHP
2 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.02%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) C
4 3 (5.26%) JCL
5 2 (3.51%) COBOL
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) Firmware
3 3 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) SCOM
2 27 (47.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Akamai
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Syncsort
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) VMware