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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 117 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing FTP 28 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 2.24% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 3
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£338 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £399
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.00%
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 £34.00 £28.95
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.44%
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
469 357 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.91% 14.82% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 136 254
Average daily rate £343 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 70
Average hourly rate £25.50 £21.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -16.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 12 £363 - 3
Essex +4 9 £200 -
Hertfordshire -12 7 £263 - 2
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) DHCP
3 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 14 (38.89%) IIS
4 14 (38.89%) DNS
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) HTTP
5 13 (36.11%) SCOM
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (33.33%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
8 9 (25.00%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) Telnet
8 9 (25.00%) Firmware
8 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (25.00%) Broadband
8 9 (25.00%) Selenium
8 9 (25.00%) NAS
8 9 (25.00%) SCCM
9 8 (22.22%) Ruby
9 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 8 (22.22%) Perl
9 8 (22.22%) PHP
9 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 7 (19.44%) JUnit
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (19.44%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) CICS
3 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) DHCP
2 14 (38.89%) DNS
3 13 (36.11%) HTTP
4 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 9 (25.00%) Telnet
5 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) NAS
5 9 (25.00%) Broadband
6 4 (11.11%) UMTS
6 4 (11.11%) RTP
6 4 (11.11%) LTE
6 4 (11.11%) ASN.1
7 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) WCDMA
8 1 (2.78%) SMTP
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (19.44%) JUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Redmine
3 6 (16.67%) Trac
4 4 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 4 (11.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Operational Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.78%) OpenROAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) ISPF
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Firmware
2 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.11%) Handset
3 3 (8.33%) STB
3 3 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) zOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (19.44%) Use Case
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Database Security
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) Perl
3 8 (22.22%) PHP
3 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) C
5 3 (8.33%) JCL
6 2 (5.56%) COBOL
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCOM
2 9 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Syncsort
2 3 (8.33%) Akamai
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) ICL
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