The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 122 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing FTP 24 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.38% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 2.24% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 £34.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £34.00 £28.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £34.00 £36.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +37.39%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
427 401 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.07% 16.78% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 156 241
Average daily rate £315 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 66
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
FTP
England

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 25 July 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 25 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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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
Essex +8 9 £165 -49.23%
Hertfordshire +3 8 £248 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £356 - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) DHCP
3 11 (33.33%) HTTP
4 9 (27.27%) C
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 8 (24.24%) Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) IIS
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) Telnet
6 7 (21.21%) Firmware
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Broadband
6 7 (21.21%) JUnit
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) SCOM
6 7 (21.21%) NAS
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
6 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 7 (21.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (18.18%) SCCM
7 6 (18.18%) Ruby
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 6 (18.18%) Bugzilla

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) OpenROAD
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) CICS
4 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) DHCP
2 11 (33.33%) HTTP
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) Telnet
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 7 (21.21%) NAS
4 7 (21.21%) Broadband
5 4 (12.12%) UMTS
5 4 (12.12%) RTP
5 4 (12.12%) LTE
5 4 (12.12%) ASN.1
6 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) WCDMA
7 1 (3.03%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Ingres
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JUnit
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
1 7 (21.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (18.18%) Bugzilla
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) Redmine
2 6 (18.18%) Trac
3 4 (12.12%) ClearCase
3 4 (12.12%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) OpenROAD Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) XHTML
2 3 (9.09%) ISPF
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware
1 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.12%) Handset
3 3 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) STB
4 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 4 (12.12%) VxWorks
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) zOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Use Case
2 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Database Security
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) JCL
6 2 (6.06%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) ICL
3 3 (9.09%) Syncsort
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) Akamai
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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