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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 122 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing FTP 29 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 2.73% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+27.29% -24.17%
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 £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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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
536 366 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.35% 15.35% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 150 221
Average daily rate £338 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 56
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.88 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 23 October 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 - 24 £350 -
Essex -15 3 £338 -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire -23 1 £350 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (76.47%) DHCP
2 37 (72.55%) Windows
3 31 (60.78%) IIS
3 31 (60.78%) DNS
3 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
4 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 28 (54.90%) SCOM
6 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
6 26 (50.98%) E-Commerce
7 23 (45.10%) SCCM
8 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
8 20 (39.22%) .NET
9 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (25.49%) Web Services
11 12 (23.53%) ITIL
11 12 (23.53%) HTTP
12 11 (21.57%) Akamai
13 9 (17.65%) Linux
13 9 (17.65%) Wireless
14 8 (15.69%) Firewall
14 8 (15.69%) Firmware
14 8 (15.69%) Telnet
14 8 (15.69%) Broadband
14 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
14 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.69%) Perl
14 8 (15.69%) PHP
14 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
14 8 (15.69%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (60.78%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) CICS
3 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) DHCP
2 31 (60.78%) DNS
3 12 (23.53%) HTTP
4 9 (17.65%) Wireless
5 8 (15.69%) Firewall
5 8 (15.69%) Telnet
5 8 (15.69%) Broadband
5 8 (15.69%) NAS
6 4 (7.84%) UMTS
6 4 (7.84%) RTP
6 4 (7.84%) ASN.1
6 4 (7.84%) LTE
7 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.88%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) WCDMA
8 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium
2 5 (9.80%) Trac
2 5 (9.80%) Redmine
2 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.80%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.84%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Publishing
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Web Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Tester
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
5 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Designer
6 1 (1.96%) Build Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Operational Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) ISPF
3 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) XHTML
4 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Handset
2 3 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) STB
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) VxWorks
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) zOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.76%) DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Database Security
4 5 (9.80%) Use Case
5 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) People Management
7 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) Perl
2 8 (15.69%) PHP
2 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
2 8 (15.69%) Ruby
3 4 (7.84%) C
4 3 (5.88%) JCL
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) COBOL
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) Firmware
3 3 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (54.90%) SCOM
2 23 (45.10%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Akamai
3 3 (5.88%) Syncsort
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix