The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK / England
Rank 445 403 393
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -10
Contract jobs citing FTP 125 195 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.90% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 118 116
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.35% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.59% +10.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +54.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in England

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

FTP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 54 £468 +8.40% 13
South East +3 43 £462 +37.87% 9
East of England -8 11 £214 -34.07% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £360 +3.59%
South West +11 2 £215 -70.66% 4
North West +9 2 £325 -5.45% 3
West Midlands -11 2 £250 -16.66% 1
North East -44 2 £520 +9.47%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 107 (39.78%) Linux
2 103 (38.29%) Windows
3 92 (34.20%) HTTP
4 82 (30.48%) Unix
5 81 (30.11%) DNS
6 78 (29.00%) TCP/IP
7 75 (27.88%) Finance
8 68 (25.28%) Microsoft
9 67 (24.91%) SQL
10 60 (22.30%) VMware
11 56 (20.82%) Oracle
12 54 (20.07%) SQL Server
13 52 (19.33%) Firewall
13 52 (19.33%) SSH
14 51 (18.96%) Java
15 48 (17.84%) SSL
15 48 (17.84%) DHCP
15 48 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (16.73%) SMTP
17 44 (16.36%) IIS
18 43 (15.99%) Red Hat
19 42 (15.61%) Web Services
20 38 (14.13%) Puppet
21 37 (13.75%) Internet
21 37 (13.75%) HP
21 37 (13.75%) IPsec
22 36 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (13.01%) SOAP
24 34 (12.64%) Cisco
24 34 (12.64%) WebSphere

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 44 (16.36%) IIS
2 34 (12.64%) WebSphere
3 33 (12.27%) Apache
4 25 (9.29%) Tomcat
5 19 (7.06%) nginx
6 18 (6.69%) Jetty
6 18 (6.69%) Mongrel
7 14 (5.20%) MS Exchange
8 11 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.60%) JBoss
9 7 (2.60%) SAS
9 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.49%) iPlanet
11 4 (1.49%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.23%) MS Office
3 6 (2.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.49%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (1.12%) Exstream
4 3 (1.12%) Unica
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) HFM
6 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 17 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (5.20%) Google App Engine
4 8 (2.97%) Boomi
5 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.49%) IaaS
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
6 4 (1.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.74%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.74%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Office 365
7 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (34.20%) HTTP
2 81 (30.11%) DNS
3 78 (29.00%) TCP/IP
4 52 (19.33%) Firewall
4 52 (19.33%) SSH
5 48 (17.84%) DHCP
5 48 (17.84%) SSL
6 45 (16.73%) SMTP
7 37 (13.75%) Internet
7 37 (13.75%) IPsec
8 31 (11.52%) HTTPS
9 27 (10.04%) VPN
10 25 (9.29%) NAS
10 25 (9.29%) SAN
11 18 (6.69%) LDAP
11 18 (6.69%) Telnet
12 16 (5.95%) SNMP
13 15 (5.58%) WAN
14 14 (5.20%) BGP
14 14 (5.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.67%) MySQL
3 14 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.83%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.35%) Big Data
7 9 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.97%) DB2
8 8 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.60%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (11.15%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.81%) Travis CI
3 10 (3.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.97%) ClearCase
4 8 (2.97%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.97%) Subversion
5 7 (2.60%) Ant
5 7 (2.60%) XMLSpy
6 6 (2.23%) Maven
6 6 (2.23%) Metasploit
7 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.86%) JIRA
7 5 (1.86%) JUnit
7 5 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.86%) StarTeam
7 5 (1.86%) Toad
8 4 (1.49%) Checkstyle
8 4 (1.49%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.49%) JMeter
8 4 (1.49%) XMLUnit
General
1 75 (27.88%) Finance
2 31 (11.52%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.69%) Banking
4 16 (5.95%) Marketing
5 15 (5.58%) Electronics
6 13 (4.83%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.23%) Legal
7 6 (2.23%) Retail
8 5 (1.86%) Advertising
9 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.49%) Law
10 3 (1.12%) Back Office
10 3 (1.12%) Front Office
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 46 (17.10%) Developer
2 20 (7.43%) Administrator
2 20 (7.43%) Analyst
3 19 (7.06%) Architect
3 19 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (4.83%) Network Engineer
5 13 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (4.46%) Consultant
7 11 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (4.09%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) Data Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.35%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.35%) Test Leader
9 9 (3.35%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (2.97%) Integration Architect
10 8 (2.97%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.60%) Applications Support
11 7 (2.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.61%) Web Services
2 35 (13.01%) SOAP
3 30 (11.15%) XML
4 28 (10.41%) Middleware
5 24 (8.92%) .NET
6 23 (8.55%) HTML
6 23 (8.55%) J2EE
7 20 (7.43%) Servlets
8 19 (7.06%) CSS
9 16 (5.95%) REST
10 13 (4.83%) JMS
11 11 (4.09%) JDBC
11 11 (4.09%) XSD
11 11 (4.09%) XSL
12 10 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (3.35%) JSP
13 9 (3.35%) LAMP
13 9 (3.35%) XSLT
14 8 (2.97%) WSDL
15 7 (2.60%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.20%) Clustering
5 11 (4.09%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (3.35%) iSeries
8 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.97%) DataPower
8 8 (2.97%) EFT
8 8 (2.97%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.97%) Tandem
9 7 (2.60%) CESG
9 7 (2.60%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.60%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.60%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.23%) PKI
11 5 (1.86%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.86%) Replication
12 4 (1.49%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 107 (39.78%) Linux
2 103 (38.29%) Windows
3 82 (30.48%) Unix
4 26 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (8.92%) Windows Server
6 23 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.43%) Solaris
8 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.09%) AIX
10 10 (3.72%) CentOS
10 10 (3.72%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.97%) Android
13 7 (2.60%) SUSE
13 7 (2.60%) zOS
14 6 (2.23%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.49%) HPUX
15 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.90%) DevOps
2 29 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (10.78%) Configuration Management
3 26 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (9.29%) SOA
5 23 (8.55%) ITIL
6 19 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (7.06%) SDLC
7 18 (6.69%) B2B
7 18 (6.69%) Change Management
8 17 (6.32%) ETL
8 17 (6.32%) Open Source
9 16 (5.95%) High Availability
9 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.58%) Load Balancing
10 15 (5.58%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (5.20%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (4.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.91%) SQL
2 51 (18.96%) Java
3 26 (9.67%) Python
4 22 (8.18%) Perl
5 19 (7.06%) Bash Shell
6 18 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.32%) PHP
8 14 (5.20%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.83%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.46%) C
11 11 (4.09%) JCL
11 11 (4.09%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.60%) C#
12 7 (2.60%) R
13 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.23%) Ruby
14 5 (1.86%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.86%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (1.86%) XPath
15 4 (1.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.32%) Degree
5 14 (5.20%) CCNA
6 13 (4.83%) CISSP
7 11 (4.09%) CCNP
7 11 (4.09%) CEH
8 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.97%) AWS Certification
10 7 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (2.23%) CISM
11 6 (2.23%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.23%) MCSE
11 6 (2.23%) RHCT
12 5 (1.86%) CCIE
12 5 (1.86%) CISA
12 5 (1.86%) ISEB
12 5 (1.86%) MCSA
13 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.18%) QA
2 7 (2.60%) SLA
3 5 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.49%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.74%) RMADS
6 2 (0.74%) WCAG
7 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 48 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.78%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.58%) NFS
3 15 (5.58%) Xen
4 13 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (2.97%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (2.97%) Veritas File System
7 7 (2.60%) HDFS
7 7 (2.60%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.60%) Sendmail
7 7 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.86%) vSphere
10 4 (1.49%) Firmware
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.49%) Samba
10 4 (1.49%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 38 (14.13%) Puppet
2 16 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (5.95%) Nagios
3 15 (5.58%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.72%) OpenView
5 9 (3.35%) SCCM
6 8 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.97%) SCOM
6 8 (2.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.23%) EMC Navisphere
8 5 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.86%) vRealize
9 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.12%) Ansible
10 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 68 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 60 (22.30%) VMware
3 56 (20.82%) Oracle
4 43 (15.99%) Red Hat
5 37 (13.75%) HP
6 34 (12.64%) Cisco
7 33 (12.27%) IBM
8 25 (9.29%) SAP
9 19 (7.06%) Google
10 18 (6.69%) Veritas
11 17 (6.32%) EMC
12 15 (5.58%) NetApp
13 14 (5.20%) Sun
14 13 (4.83%) Citrix
14 13 (4.83%) Symantec
15 10 (3.72%) Dell
16 9 (3.35%) Brocade
16 9 (3.35%) Opsware
17 7 (2.60%) 3PAR
17 7 (2.60%) F5
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