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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 417 373 420
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +47
Contract jobs citing FTP 171 186 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 2.84% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 110 72
Average daily rate
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£334 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £502 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £273
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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 -9 78 £375 -6.25% 16
South East -18 31 £388 +10.71% 9
North West -6 19 £300 -6.97% 4
East of England +2 17 £450 +89.47% 6
North East - 15 £288 - 1
Yorkshire -35 11 £288 -11.53%
West Midlands -16 2 £291 -37.02% 1
East Midlands -9 1 £425 +11.11%
South West - 1 £310 - 4
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 115 (37.58%) Linux
2 104 (33.99%) HTTP
3 94 (30.72%) DNS
4 89 (29.08%) Microsoft
5 87 (28.43%) TCP/IP
6 77 (25.16%) Windows
7 74 (24.18%) DHCP
8 71 (23.20%) SSL
9 68 (22.22%) .NET
10 65 (21.24%) SQL
11 60 (19.61%) Configuration Management
11 60 (19.61%) VMware
12 59 (19.28%) IPsec
13 58 (18.95%) SQL Server
14 51 (16.67%) Java
15 49 (16.01%) Finance
16 48 (15.69%) IIS
16 48 (15.69%) Oracle
16 48 (15.69%) Puppet
17 47 (15.36%) IBM
18 46 (15.03%) Firewall
19 43 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (14.05%) Jenkins
19 43 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
20 42 (13.73%) UNIX
21 40 (13.07%) XML
22 38 (12.42%) Relational Database
23 37 (12.09%) DevOps
24 36 (11.76%) Cisco

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 48 (15.69%) IIS
2 32 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 31 (10.13%) WebSphere
4 28 (9.15%) Apache
5 24 (7.84%) Jetty
5 24 (7.84%) nginx
6 23 (7.52%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.90%) CICS
8 11 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (3.27%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.29%) Lync
12 5 (1.63%) Mule
12 5 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.63%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.31%) MQSeries
13 4 (1.31%) PowerExchange
13 4 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.31%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.27%) Maximo
2 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.98%) BusinessWare
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.33%) Agresso
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.17%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (7.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (7.52%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.92%) SaaS
5 11 (3.59%) PaaS
6 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (33.99%) HTTP
2 94 (30.72%) DNS
3 87 (28.43%) TCP/IP
4 74 (24.18%) DHCP
5 71 (23.20%) SSL
6 59 (19.28%) IPsec
7 46 (15.03%) Firewall
8 33 (10.78%) SMTP
9 27 (8.82%) VPN
10 26 (8.50%) SSH
11 24 (7.84%) HTTPS
12 21 (6.86%) Wireless
13 18 (5.88%) NAS
14 17 (5.56%) VoIP
15 16 (5.23%) WAN
15 16 (5.23%) Telnet
16 15 (4.90%) LAN
17 14 (4.58%) SAN
18 13 (4.25%) Ethernet
18 13 (4.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.42%) Relational Database
3 36 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 33 (10.78%) MongoDB
5 30 (9.80%) MySQL
6 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (7.19%) NoSQL
8 22 (7.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (6.54%) DB2
10 14 (4.58%) IMS/DB
11 9 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (1.63%) SQLite
13 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.31%) MS Access
14 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.31%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 43 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 29 (9.48%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.59%) JIRA
4 7 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.96%) Subversion
5 6 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.63%) Trac
7 4 (1.31%) Redmine
7 4 (1.31%) Selenium
8 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.98%) Toad
8 3 (0.98%) JUnit
8 3 (0.98%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.98%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.65%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (16.01%) Finance
2 28 (9.15%) Manufacturing
3 26 (8.50%) Banking
4 18 (5.88%) General Ledger
5 17 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.61%) Retail
7 7 (2.29%) Publishing
8 6 (1.96%) Marketing
9 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Legal
10 4 (1.31%) Back Office
10 4 (1.31%) Electronics
11 3 (0.98%) Local Government
12 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 2 (0.65%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 41 (13.40%) Developer
1 41 (13.40%) Analyst
2 22 (7.19%) Programmer
2 22 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (6.21%) VB Programmer
4 15 (4.90%) Architect
5 14 (4.58%) Network Engineer
6 13 (4.25%) Consultant
7 12 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 12 (3.92%) Administrator
8 11 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (3.59%) Tester
9 10 (3.27%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.27%) BizTalk Developer
10 9 (2.94%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.29%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.22%) .NET
2 40 (13.07%) XML
3 28 (9.15%) Web Services
4 25 (8.17%) J2EE
5 23 (7.52%) Servlets
6 21 (6.86%) HTML
7 15 (4.90%) SOAP
8 12 (3.92%) WCF
8 12 (3.92%) REST
9 10 (3.27%) JSON
10 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.96%) EDI
12 5 (1.63%) .NET Compact Framework
13 4 (1.31%) JMS
13 4 (1.31%) ISPF
13 4 (1.31%) FFmpeg
13 4 (1.31%) EDIFACT
13 4 (1.31%) cXML
14 3 (0.98%) SAP XI
14 3 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.92%) GIS
2 12 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.27%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.27%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.61%) Clustering
4 8 (2.61%) PKI
5 7 (2.29%) AS400
5 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.96%) Video on Demand
6 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.63%) Replication
7 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.63%) TRADACOMS
7 5 (1.63%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.63%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.31%) iSeries
8 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 115 (37.58%) Linux
2 77 (25.16%) Windows
3 42 (13.73%) UNIX
4 23 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.25%) MVS
8 12 (3.92%) Solaris
8 12 (3.92%) AIX
9 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.96%) CentOS
12 5 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.63%) Windows CE
12 5 (1.63%) HPUX
13 3 (0.98%) VMS
13 3 (0.98%) Debian
14 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.65%) SUSE
14 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.61%) Configuration Management
2 43 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (12.09%) DevOps
4 34 (11.11%) Open Source
5 33 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (10.13%) Automated Testing
7 18 (5.88%) SOA
7 18 (5.88%) Microservices
8 17 (5.56%) ETL
8 17 (5.56%) Migration
9 16 (5.23%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.58%) OO
11 12 (3.92%) OOP
11 12 (3.92%) Capacity Management
12 11 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (3.59%) Target Operating Model
13 10 (3.27%) Patch Management
13 10 (3.27%) SDLC
13 10 (3.27%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.24%) SQL
2 51 (16.67%) Java
3 26 (8.50%) VB
4 22 (7.19%) VB6
5 19 (6.21%) JCL
5 19 (6.21%) C
6 18 (5.88%) C#
7 16 (5.23%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.23%) COBOL
8 15 (4.90%) VBA
9 13 (4.25%) Python
10 12 (3.92%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.29%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (2.29%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.29%) Perl
14 5 (1.63%) PHP
14 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
2 15 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.58%) CCNP
4 10 (3.27%) Degree
5 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.29%) RHCE
7 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.96%) MCP
7 6 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.65%) ISEB
9 2 (0.65%) MCSE
9 2 (0.65%) CCIE
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) CCSE
9 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) SLA
2 8 (2.61%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 43 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.56%) Xen
4 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.27%) Firmware
7 7 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.29%) vSphere
8 6 (1.96%) Postfix
8 6 (1.96%) XenApp
9 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.31%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.31%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (1.31%) Docker
10 3 (0.98%) Snort
10 3 (0.98%) qmail
11 2 (0.65%) NFS
11 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (15.69%) Puppet
2 43 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.58%) Control-M
4 13 (4.25%) SCOM
5 11 (3.59%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.29%) NetCrunch
6 7 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.96%) MOM
7 6 (1.96%) SELinux
8 5 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.63%) Nagios
9 4 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.31%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.98%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.98%) Iperf
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.65%) Netcool
12 1 (0.33%) Tivoli NetView
12 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 89 (29.08%) Microsoft
2 60 (19.61%) VMware
3 48 (15.69%) Oracle
4 47 (15.36%) IBM
5 36 (11.76%) Cisco
6 24 (7.84%) Google
7 23 (7.52%) Citrix
8 20 (6.54%) HP
9 17 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.23%) Symantec
11 15 (4.90%) CheckPoint
12 13 (4.25%) SAP
13 12 (3.92%) Juniper
13 12 (3.92%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.59%) Dell
15 10 (3.27%) ESRI
16 8 (2.61%) Avaya
16 8 (2.61%) Sun
16 8 (2.61%) F5
17 7 (2.29%) SonicWALL
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