The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 79 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 5.44% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £273
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.93% 11.54% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 24
Average daily rate £325 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.18 - £9.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) COM+
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) RPG
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) AS400
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) JRun
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) ISAPI
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) BS7799
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CA