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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 98 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing FTP 26 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.20% 5.49% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
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£425 £370 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +38.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £371 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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
361 328 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 160 173
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £37.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +2 16 £438 +45.83%
Hertfordshire +2 8 £350 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £325 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 44 (81.48%) DHCP
2 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
3 40 (74.07%) DNS
3 40 (74.07%) Windows
4 39 (72.22%) IIS
4 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
5 36 (66.67%) SCOM
6 35 (64.81%) E-Commerce
7 27 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (50.00%) SCCM
8 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
9 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
10 22 (40.74%) .NET
11 20 (37.04%) Web Services
12 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (24.07%) Akamai
14 12 (22.22%) SLA
15 10 (18.52%) ITIL
15 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 9 (16.67%) DevOps
17 8 (14.81%) XML
17 8 (14.81%) SQL
18 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
18 7 (12.96%) Legal
18 7 (12.96%) Database Security
19 6 (11.11%) C#
19 6 (11.11%) VBScript
19 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (72.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) DHCP
2 40 (74.07%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) HTTP
4 4 (7.41%) NAS
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) Wireless
4 4 (7.41%) Broadband
4 4 (7.41%) Telnet
5 2 (3.70%) SSH
5 2 (3.70%) X.25
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) DTS
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.85%) Redmine
3 1 (1.85%) Trac
General
1 7 (12.96%) Legal
2 5 (9.26%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Web Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Web Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET
6 5 (9.26%) DHTML
6 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) WinForms
6 5 (9.26%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (1.85%) EDI
8 1 (1.85%) JDBC
8 1 (1.85%) SOAP
8 1 (1.85%) XSLT
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) cXML
8 1 (1.85%) EDIFACT
8 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) STB
2 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) E-Commerce
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) Database Security
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Database Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Use Case
8 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) VBScript
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) COBOL
7 2 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.85%) XQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (66.67%) SCOM
2 27 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Akamai
3 2 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) SAP