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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 105 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing FTP 22 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.82% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 5.60% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Average daily rate £325 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.38 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +85.88%
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
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

FTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +7 8 £525 +50.00%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £225 -50.00%
Essex +4 4 £438 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £300 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (36.36%) IBM
2 19 (34.55%) DNS
3 16 (29.09%) Firewall
4 15 (27.27%) LAN
5 14 (25.45%) Cisco
6 12 (21.82%) DHCP
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) Unix
7 11 (20.00%) Remedy
8 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 10 (18.18%) Juniper
8 10 (18.18%) JCL
8 10 (18.18%) IPsec
8 10 (18.18%) VMware
8 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
8 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 10 (18.18%) ETL
8 10 (18.18%) SSL
9 9 (16.36%) Perl
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
9 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
9 9 (16.36%) REXX
9 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (16.36%) Puppet
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (14.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
10 8 (14.55%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Jetty
3 2 (3.64%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Maximo
2 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) SaaS
3 6 (10.91%) IaaS
3 6 (10.91%) PaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.45%) Google App Engine
4 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) DNS
2 16 (29.09%) Firewall
3 15 (27.27%) LAN
4 12 (21.82%) DHCP
5 10 (18.18%) IPsec
5 10 (18.18%) SSL
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (14.55%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.73%) BGP
7 7 (12.73%) EIGRP
7 7 (12.73%) IMAP
7 7 (12.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (12.73%) Network Security
7 7 (12.73%) OSPF
7 7 (12.73%) SMTP
7 7 (12.73%) VPN
7 7 (12.73%) WAN
8 6 (10.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) GIS
3 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) DB2
5 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Bugzilla
2 3 (5.45%) ChangeMan
2 3 (5.45%) FogBugz
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Gradle
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Redmine
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
1 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
1 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Mainframe Developer
5 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) ISPF
3 6 (10.91%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.64%) BAPI
5 2 (3.64%) EDI
5 2 (3.64%) J2EE
5 2 (3.64%) J2ME
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.64%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.64%) SAPUI5
5 2 (3.64%) Servlets
5 2 (3.64%) WSDL
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
1 7 (12.73%) Mainframe
1 7 (12.73%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.91%) Biology
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Data Integration
2 6 (10.91%) Life Science
3 3 (5.45%) AS400
3 3 (5.45%) HACMP
3 3 (5.45%) iSeries
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) MVS
6 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 10 (18.18%) ETL
2 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.91%) Bioinformatics
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) SOA
3 6 (10.91%) Time Management
3 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
5 4 (7.27%) System Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Data Transformation
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) SDLC
6 3 (5.45%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) JCL
2 9 (16.36%) Perl
2 9 (16.36%) REXX
2 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) COBOL
7 2 (3.64%) ABAP
7 2 (3.64%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
1 6 (10.91%) GPFS
1 6 (10.91%) NFS
1 6 (10.91%) Time Sharing Option
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Xen
4 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 6 (10.91%) Ganglia
2 6 (10.91%) Nagios
2 6 (10.91%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) IBM
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco
3 11 (20.00%) Remedy
4 10 (18.18%) Juniper
4 10 (18.18%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.55%) Forcepoint
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 6 (10.91%) ESRI
7 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.27%) Tandberg
9 3 (5.45%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (3.64%) SAP
11 1 (1.82%) BMC
11 1 (1.82%) HP
11 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow