The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 82 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £39.50 £28.95
% change year-on-year
-25.94% +36.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.58% 9.46% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 38
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
FTP
Scotland

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) ETL
2 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) OLAP
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (60.00%) Star Schema
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Data Mart
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SNA
5 1 (10.00%) JCL
5 1 (10.00%) Telnet
5 1 (10.00%) X.25
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SNA
1 1 (10.00%) Telnet
1 1 (10.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) OLAP
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (60.00%) Star Schema
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 6 (60.00%) Data Mart
2 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM