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 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 91 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.074% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +85.88%
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
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
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 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

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 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Apache

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) Development Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian