The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 86 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 1.50% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £280 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +27.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-41.92% -28.25%
FTP
Scotland

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
147 133 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 8.39% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 71
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £415 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

FTP
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

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) JCL
2 10 (76.92%) Mainframe
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Unix
4 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) Tandem
4 8 (61.54%) ISPF
4 8 (61.54%) iSeries
4 8 (61.54%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
6 6 (46.15%) Law
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
8 2 (15.38%) CISA
8 2 (15.38%) CISSP
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Flash
8 2 (15.38%) DB2
9 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (7.69%) VB.NET

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Law
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Technical Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Audit Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Audit Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ISPF
2 2 (15.38%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) iSeries
2 8 (61.54%) Tandem
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JCL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft