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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 484 430 426
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -4
Contract jobs citing FTP 152 203 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.71% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 113 108
Median daily rate £440 £408 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.41%
FTP
UK

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
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -35 49 £450 +14.28% 7
South East -11 35 £395 +1.93% 12
North West +4 19 £400 -10.11% 6
East of England +13 18 £480 +3.78% 1
Yorkshire +2 14 £500 +23.45%
East Midlands - 6 £455 -
North East -30 4 £440 +25.71%
West Midlands -31 3 £280 -26.79%
South West +12 2 £371 - 4
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 144 (39.24%) HTTP
2 137 (37.33%) Windows
3 121 (32.97%) Linux
4 108 (29.43%) TCP/IP
5 107 (29.16%) Microsoft
6 104 (28.34%) Unix
7 96 (26.16%) DNS
8 81 (22.07%) Java
9 79 (21.53%) Oracle
10 73 (19.89%) Firewall
10 73 (19.89%) IPsec
11 71 (19.35%) Finance
11 71 (19.35%) WebSphere
12 69 (18.80%) DHCP
13 66 (17.98%) VMware
14 63 (17.17%) SQL Server
15 57 (15.53%) Puppet
16 53 (14.44%) VPN
17 52 (14.17%) IBM
17 52 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (13.90%) Security Cleared
18 51 (13.90%) SSL
18 51 (13.90%) IIS
18 51 (13.90%) Python
18 51 (13.90%) Internet
19 50 (13.62%) SSH
20 49 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 49 (13.35%) SQL
20 49 (13.35%) DevOps
21 48 (13.08%) Middleware

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 71 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 51 (13.90%) IIS
3 35 (9.54%) Tomcat
4 31 (8.45%) nginx
5 30 (8.17%) Jetty
5 30 (8.17%) Mongrel
6 25 (6.81%) MQSeries
7 20 (5.45%) Apache
8 19 (5.18%) MS Exchange
9 14 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (3.54%) Skype for Business
11 9 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (2.18%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 7 (1.91%) JBoss
13 7 (1.91%) SharePoint
14 5 (1.36%) CMS
14 5 (1.36%) iPlanet
14 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.63%) MS Office
3 15 (4.09%) MS Project
4 8 (2.18%) ProjectWise
5 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.82%) Unica
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Exstream
4 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) Movex
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (4.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.27%) Google App Engine
5 10 (2.72%) Boomi
5 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.91%) Office 365
7 3 (0.82%) IaaS
7 3 (0.82%) PaaS
8 2 (0.54%) SaaS
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (39.24%) HTTP
2 108 (29.43%) TCP/IP
3 96 (26.16%) DNS
4 73 (19.89%) Firewall
4 73 (19.89%) IPsec
5 69 (18.80%) DHCP
6 53 (14.44%) VPN
7 51 (13.90%) Internet
7 51 (13.90%) SSL
8 50 (13.62%) SSH
9 43 (11.72%) SMTP
10 33 (8.99%) HTTPS
11 32 (8.72%) NAS
12 30 (8.17%) SAN
13 23 (6.27%) LDAP
14 21 (5.72%) Network Security
15 20 (5.45%) BGP
16 17 (4.63%) OSPF
17 14 (3.81%) NetScaler
18 13 (3.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.90%) MySQL
3 29 (7.90%) MongoDB
4 21 (5.72%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.27%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.00%) DB2
10 11 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.09%) Big Data
11 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.82%) BigTable
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.08%) Travis CI
3 6 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.63%) XMLSpy
4 4 (1.09%) JIRA
4 4 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.09%) StarTeam
4 4 (1.09%) Toad
5 3 (0.82%) ChangeMan
5 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.82%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.82%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.82%) Selenium
5 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) Ant
6 2 (0.54%) JUnit
6 2 (0.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 71 (19.35%) Finance
2 18 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.09%) Banking
4 10 (2.72%) Marketing
5 7 (1.91%) Electronics
5 7 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.91%) Publishing
6 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.63%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Retail
7 5 (1.36%) Advertising
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Games
8 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Front Office
9 3 (0.82%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (12.81%) Analyst
1 47 (12.81%) Developer
2 33 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (8.45%) Architect
4 25 (6.81%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.45%) Consultant
7 19 (5.18%) Network Engineer
8 15 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (3.81%) Administrator
9 14 (3.81%) Integration Architect
9 14 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.00%) Test Analyst
11 10 (2.72%) ETL Developer
11 10 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.72%) Technical Leader
12 9 (2.45%) Designer
12 9 (2.45%) OAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.08%) Middleware
2 39 (10.63%) Web Services
3 35 (9.54%) XML
4 34 (9.26%) J2EE
5 33 (8.99%) SOAP
6 31 (8.45%) Servlets
7 26 (7.08%) .NET
7 26 (7.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 23 (6.27%) ISPF
9 22 (5.99%) JMS
10 20 (5.45%) HTML
11 19 (5.18%) LAMP
12 18 (4.90%) CSS
13 17 (4.63%) IBM Integration Bus
14 16 (4.36%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (4.36%) LEMP Stack
14 16 (4.36%) REST
15 13 (3.54%) XSLT
16 10 (2.72%) RESTful
17 9 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.72%) Management Information System
2 42 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.54%) Mainframe
5 20 (5.45%) Virtual Team
6 18 (4.90%) Client/Server
7 15 (4.09%) CESG
7 15 (4.09%) Cryptography
7 15 (4.09%) Tandem
8 12 (3.27%) DataPower
9 11 (3.00%) Clustering
9 11 (3.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 11 (3.00%) iPad
10 10 (2.72%) iSeries
11 8 (2.18%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.63%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.63%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.36%) AS400
13 5 (1.36%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 137 (37.33%) Windows
2 121 (32.97%) Linux
3 104 (28.34%) Unix
4 29 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Vista
6 16 (4.36%) zOS
7 15 (4.09%) AIX
8 14 (3.81%) CentOS
8 14 (3.81%) Solaris
9 12 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.27%) SUSE
10 11 (3.00%) MVS
11 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.91%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.35%) DevOps
1 49 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (12.53%) Migration
4 39 (10.63%) Configuration Management
5 38 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (10.08%) Change Management
7 31 (8.45%) ITIL
7 31 (8.45%) Project Management
8 23 (6.27%) Risk Management
9 22 (5.99%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (5.99%) SOA
10 20 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 19 (5.18%) ETL
12 18 (4.90%) OOP
12 18 (4.90%) Open Source
13 17 (4.63%) Load Balancing
13 17 (4.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.07%) Java
2 51 (13.90%) Python
3 49 (13.35%) SQL
4 41 (11.17%) Perl
5 37 (10.08%) Bash Shell
6 25 (6.81%) Shell Script
7 24 (6.54%) Ruby
8 23 (6.27%) JCL
9 19 (5.18%) REXX
10 16 (4.36%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.54%) PHP
12 12 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 11 (3.00%) C
13 11 (3.00%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.91%) AWK
14 7 (1.91%) sed
15 6 (1.63%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (1.63%) C#
15 6 (1.63%) C++
15 6 (1.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (13.90%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.90%) Degree
4 18 (4.90%) CISSP
5 16 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.09%) CEH
6 15 (4.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (2.45%) CCNA
7 9 (2.45%) CCNP
7 9 (2.45%) JNCIS
8 5 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.36%) ISEB
9 4 (1.09%) CCIE
9 4 (1.09%) CISM
10 3 (0.82%) CISA
10 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.54%) RHCT
11 2 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.00%) QA
1 11 (3.00%) RMADS
2 9 (2.45%) SLA
3 7 (1.91%) HL7
4 5 (1.36%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.82%) BS7799
5 3 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.82%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.82%) SEPA
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.81%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.27%) Samba
3 23 (6.27%) Time Sharing Option
4 20 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.09%) Sendmail
6 11 (3.00%) Xen
7 9 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (1.91%) StorNext
9 7 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.63%) NFS
11 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.36%) UAG
11 5 (1.36%) XenApp
12 4 (1.09%) Docker
13 3 (0.82%) HDFS
13 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (15.53%) Puppet
2 31 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.72%) Nagios
4 16 (4.36%) OpenView
5 15 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.45%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.18%) Control-M
7 8 (2.18%) SCCM
7 8 (2.18%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.63%) Ansible
8 6 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.36%) SCOM
9 5 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.82%) vRealize
11 2 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 107 (29.16%) Microsoft
2 79 (21.53%) Oracle
3 66 (17.98%) VMware
4 52 (14.17%) IBM
5 47 (12.81%) Cisco
6 45 (12.26%) HP
6 45 (12.26%) Red Hat
7 32 (8.72%) Citrix
8 30 (8.17%) CheckPoint
9 27 (7.36%) F5
10 26 (7.08%) NetApp
11 17 (4.63%) Juniper
12 16 (4.36%) Google
13 15 (4.09%) Opsware
14 13 (3.54%) SAP
15 12 (3.27%) BMC
15 12 (3.27%) Dell
16 11 (3.00%) Fortinet
16 11 (3.00%) Symantec
17 10 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
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