The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 444 390 441
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +51
Contract jobs citing FTP 156 184 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.67% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 107 63
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £21.53 £30.00 £33.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% -9.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-28.25% -24.05%
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
7270 6898 6426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.97% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 3738 3410
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 389 440
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 69 £375 -11.24% 15
South East -5 43 £375 +5.63% 12
East of England -6 16 £463 +86.86% 4
North West -17 16 £425 +31.78% 5
North East - 6 - - 1
South West -4 1 - - 2
West Midlands -15 1 £375 -16.66%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 103 (33.23%) Linux
2 92 (29.68%) Microsoft
3 91 (29.35%) DNS
3 91 (29.35%) HTTP
4 82 (26.45%) Windows
5 81 (26.13%) TCP/IP
6 74 (23.87%) SQL
7 71 (22.90%) .NET
8 70 (22.58%) DHCP
9 64 (20.65%) VMware
10 63 (20.32%) SQL Server
11 59 (19.03%) Firewall
12 54 (17.42%) IPsec
12 54 (17.42%) Finance
12 54 (17.42%) Oracle
12 54 (17.42%) IBM
13 52 (16.77%) IIS
13 52 (16.77%) UNIX
14 51 (16.45%) SSL
14 51 (16.45%) Cisco
15 50 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (15.16%) SMTP
17 46 (14.84%) Java
18 42 (13.55%) Configuration Management
19 40 (12.90%) XML
20 36 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
21 35 (11.29%) Jenkins
22 34 (10.97%) VPN
22 34 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
23 32 (10.32%) WebSphere

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 52 (16.77%) IIS
2 32 (10.32%) WebSphere
3 31 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 31 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.39%) Apache
5 25 (8.06%) Jetty
5 25 (8.06%) nginx
6 17 (5.48%) CICS
7 12 (3.87%) MS Exchange
8 11 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (3.23%) Lync
10 8 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.61%) Mule
12 4 (1.29%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.29%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.29%) PowerExchange
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Maximo
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.97%) BusinessWare
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.32%) Agresso
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.39%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 25 (8.06%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.87%) SaaS
5 11 (3.55%) PaaS
6 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) Boomi
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (29.35%) HTTP
1 91 (29.35%) DNS
2 81 (26.13%) TCP/IP
3 70 (22.58%) DHCP
4 59 (19.03%) Firewall
5 54 (17.42%) IPsec
6 51 (16.45%) SSL
7 47 (15.16%) SMTP
8 34 (10.97%) VPN
9 31 (10.00%) SSH
10 28 (9.03%) HTTPS
10 28 (9.03%) LAN
11 22 (7.10%) WAN
11 22 (7.10%) Wireless
12 21 (6.77%) VoIP
13 20 (6.45%) Telnet
14 19 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (5.81%) Ethernet
15 18 (5.81%) SNMP
16 17 (5.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 23 (7.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 20 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 19 (6.13%) DB2
7 17 (5.48%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.52%) IMS/DB
9 13 (4.19%) MySQL
10 9 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (1.29%) MS Access
13 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.29%) PowerCenter
14 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (11.29%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.55%) JIRA
4 8 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.61%) Trac
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.29%) Redmine
6 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.29%) Subversion
7 3 (0.97%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.97%) ChangeMan
7 3 (0.97%) Selenium
7 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.97%) JUnit
7 3 (0.97%) Toad
8 2 (0.65%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.65%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (17.42%) Finance
2 29 (9.35%) Manufacturing
3 27 (8.71%) Banking
4 22 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.48%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.26%) Retail
6 7 (2.26%) Publishing
7 6 (1.94%) Marketing
8 5 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.29%) Back Office
9 4 (1.29%) Electronics
10 3 (0.97%) Legal
11 2 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (14.19%) Developer
2 43 (13.87%) Analyst
3 25 (8.06%) Network Engineer
4 20 (6.45%) Programmer
5 17 (5.48%) VB Programmer
6 16 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.16%) Support Analyst
7 15 (4.84%) Consultant
7 15 (4.84%) Architect
8 13 (4.19%) Administrator
9 12 (3.87%) Tester
10 11 (3.55%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (22.90%) .NET
2 40 (12.90%) XML
3 28 (9.03%) Web Services
4 26 (8.39%) HTML
4 26 (8.39%) J2EE
5 25 (8.06%) Servlets
6 15 (4.84%) SOAP
7 14 (4.52%) 802.1X
8 12 (3.87%) REST
9 9 (2.90%) WCF
10 8 (2.58%) CSS
11 7 (2.26%) JSON
12 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.94%) EDI
13 4 (1.29%) FFmpeg
13 4 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (1.29%) Middleware
13 4 (1.29%) EDIFACT
13 4 (1.29%) cXML
13 4 (1.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.52%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.87%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.55%) Clustering
5 10 (3.23%) GIS
5 10 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.26%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.26%) PKI
6 7 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.94%) Video on Demand
7 6 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.94%) AS400
8 5 (1.61%) Statistics
8 5 (1.61%) TRADACOMS
8 5 (1.61%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.61%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.29%) Wiki
9 4 (1.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.23%) Linux
2 82 (26.45%) Windows
3 52 (16.77%) UNIX
4 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.19%) MVS
8 12 (3.87%) Solaris
9 11 (3.55%) AIX
10 6 (1.94%) CentOS
11 5 (1.61%) HPUX
11 5 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.97%) VMS
12 3 (0.97%) Debian
12 3 (0.97%) zOS
13 2 (0.65%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.65%) SUSE
13 2 (0.65%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.55%) Configuration Management
2 34 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (7.74%) Automated Testing
5 23 (7.42%) DevOps
6 19 (6.13%) Open Source
7 18 (5.81%) Unit Testing
7 18 (5.81%) SOA
7 18 (5.81%) ETL
8 15 (4.84%) ITIL
8 15 (4.84%) Migration
9 12 (3.87%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.87%) Capacity Management
9 12 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (3.87%) Patch Management
10 10 (3.23%) SDLC
10 10 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.23%) TOGAF
11 9 (2.90%) TDD
11 9 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.87%) SQL
2 46 (14.84%) Java
3 27 (8.71%) VB
4 23 (7.42%) VB6
5 20 (6.45%) JCL
6 19 (6.13%) C#
7 16 (5.16%) C
7 16 (5.16%) VBA
7 16 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.84%) COBOL
9 14 (4.52%) Python
10 13 (4.19%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.58%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.26%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.26%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.52%) CCNP
5 11 (3.55%) CCNA
6 8 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (2.58%) Degree
7 7 (2.26%) CCSE
7 7 (2.26%) RHCE
8 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.94%) MCP
8 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.61%) CCENT
10 2 (0.65%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.65%) ISEB
10 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.16%) SLA
2 9 (2.90%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) GAAP
System Software
1 50 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.16%) Xen
4 14 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (2.90%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (2.26%) vSphere
7 7 (2.26%) Firmware
8 6 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.94%) Postfix
8 6 (1.94%) XenApp
9 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.29%) Snort
9 4 (1.29%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.29%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (1.29%) Docker
10 3 (0.97%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 3 (0.97%) RACF
10 3 (0.97%) qmail
Systems Management
1 31 (10.00%) Puppet
2 28 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.16%) SCOM
4 14 (4.52%) Control-M
4 14 (4.52%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.26%) NetCrunch
5 7 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.94%) MOM
6 6 (1.94%) SELinux
7 5 (1.61%) Nagios
8 4 (1.29%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.97%) OMEGAMON
9 3 (0.97%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.97%) zSecure
10 2 (0.65%) Netcool
10 2 (0.65%) Cacti
Vendors
1 92 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 64 (20.65%) VMware
3 54 (17.42%) IBM
3 54 (17.42%) Oracle
4 51 (16.45%) Cisco
5 26 (8.39%) Google
6 24 (7.74%) HP
7 23 (7.42%) Citrix
8 22 (7.10%) CheckPoint
9 19 (6.13%) Juniper
10 18 (5.81%) Symantec
11 16 (5.16%) Red Hat
12 15 (4.84%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.52%) SAP
14 11 (3.55%) Dell
15 10 (3.23%) ESRI
16 9 (2.90%) F5
16 9 (2.90%) Veritas
16 9 (2.90%) Websense
17 8 (2.58%) McAfee
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