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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 89 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 3.21% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £370 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £306 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
148 156 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.86% 10.58% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 70
Median daily rate £387 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) JCL
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Xen
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) CISA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) IPsec
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Audit Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) IT Audit Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) IT Audit
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware