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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / East of England
Rank 112 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing FTP 11 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.95% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 6.32% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Median daily rate £220 £313 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.60% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £21.69 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +4.39%

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
400 348 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.41% 14.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 173 191
Median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +2 6 £350 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -9 4 £150 -71.42%
Bedfordshire +8 2 £283 +25.55% 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 15 (62.50%) Internet
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) DNS
5 8 (33.33%) SSL
5 8 (33.33%) HTTP
5 8 (33.33%) EFT
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
6 7 (29.17%) QA
6 7 (29.17%) LDAP
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) IIS
8 5 (20.83%) J2EE
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 5 (20.83%) Apache
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) HP
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
9 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (16.67%) IMAP
9 4 (16.67%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) Mongrel
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Internet
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) HTTP
3 8 (33.33%) SSL
4 7 (29.17%) IPsec
4 7 (29.17%) LDAP
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) IMAP
7 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) SMTP
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.17%) ERwin
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Server Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) Servlets
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.17%) JAX-WS
5 1 (4.17%) JDBC
5 1 (4.17%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) JMX
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Struts
5 1 (4.17%) Swing
5 1 (4.17%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) EFT
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Presales
2 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Opsware
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Mitel
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO