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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 398 439 366
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -73
Contract jobs citing FTP 185 146 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.09% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 123
Average daily rate £375 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £260 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £27.00 £39.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% +116.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £24.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £39.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.64% +116.43%
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
6725 6978 6207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.47% 14.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4025 3903 3286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 419 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

FTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +58 72 £313 -18.56% 18
London -39 44 £410 -8.88% 13
East of England 0 19 £369 -13.23% 2
North East -7 19 £417 +38.83%
Yorkshire -3 9 £305 - 3
West Midlands -12 9 £300 -29.82% 2
East Midlands -1 6 £425 +57.40%
North West -7 6 £344 - 2
South West -6 1 £733 +154.95% 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 180 (42.76%) Linux
2 175 (41.57%) DNS
3 151 (35.87%) HTTP
4 138 (32.78%) TCP/IP
5 133 (31.59%) Windows
6 132 (31.35%) DHCP
7 128 (30.40%) Microsoft
8 126 (29.93%) SSL
9 105 (24.94%) Unix
9 105 (24.94%) VMware
10 101 (23.99%) .NET
11 100 (23.75%) IIS
12 98 (23.28%) Java
13 92 (21.85%) Firewall
14 91 (21.62%) Configuration Management
15 90 (21.38%) IPsec
16 88 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 87 (20.67%) WebSphere
18 77 (18.29%) SSH
19 76 (18.05%) SQL Server
20 73 (17.34%) IBM
20 73 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
21 72 (17.10%) Cisco
22 70 (16.63%) Finance
22 70 (16.63%) Jenkins
23 69 (16.39%) SMTP
24 64 (15.20%) Apache
25 63 (14.96%) VPN
26 60 (14.25%) J2EE
26 60 (14.25%) nginx

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 100 (23.75%) IIS
2 87 (20.67%) WebSphere
3 64 (15.20%) Apache
4 60 (14.25%) nginx
5 59 (14.01%) Jetty
5 59 (14.01%) Tomcat
6 27 (6.41%) CMS
7 24 (5.70%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.80%) MS Exchange
8 16 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (2.61%) Oracle 10gAS
9 11 (2.61%) Oracle Application Server
9 11 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (2.38%) PowerExchange
11 9 (2.14%) Drupal
12 8 (1.90%) CICS
12 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
12 8 (1.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (1.43%) JBoss
13 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (7.36%) MS Office
2 27 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.71%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Maximo
2 5 (1.19%) BPCS
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Exstream
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (12.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 50 (11.88%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (11.88%) Google App Engine
4 46 (10.93%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.14%) GitHub
6 8 (1.90%) SaaS
7 7 (1.66%) IaaS
7 7 (1.66%) PaaS
8 6 (1.43%) Office 365
9 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.71%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.24%) Datadog
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 175 (41.57%) DNS
2 151 (35.87%) HTTP
3 138 (32.78%) TCP/IP
4 132 (31.35%) DHCP
5 126 (29.93%) SSL
6 92 (21.85%) Firewall
7 90 (21.38%) IPsec
8 77 (18.29%) SSH
9 69 (16.39%) SMTP
10 63 (14.96%) VPN
11 42 (9.98%) LAN
12 36 (8.55%) LDAP
13 33 (7.84%) HTTPS
14 32 (7.60%) Internet
15 31 (7.36%) WAN
16 30 (7.13%) SNMP
17 26 (6.18%) Network Security
17 26 (6.18%) VoIP
17 26 (6.18%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.28%) MongoDB
2 18 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.56%) DB2
4 13 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.85%) MySQL
5 12 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.38%) PowerCenter
7 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.90%) Easytrieve
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (1.43%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.43%) GIS
10 6 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.43%) MS Access
10 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (16.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.85%) ChangeMan
2 12 (2.85%) GitLab
3 11 (2.61%) Log4j
3 11 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.14%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (2.14%) StarTeam
5 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.43%) Subversion
6 6 (1.43%) Toad
7 5 (1.19%) Introscope
7 5 (1.19%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.95%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.95%) JIRA
8 4 (0.95%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.71%) Ant
9 3 (0.71%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (16.63%) Finance
2 26 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.75%) Banking
4 11 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.43%) Automotive
5 6 (1.43%) Retail
6 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.19%) Marketing
6 5 (1.19%) Publishing
7 4 (0.95%) Front Office
7 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (16.15%) Developer
2 66 (15.68%) Analyst
3 48 (11.40%) Network Engineer
4 36 (8.55%) Consultant
5 31 (7.36%) Administrator
6 25 (5.94%) Architect
7 19 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (4.04%) Operations Analyst
10 16 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (3.33%) Web Analyst
12 12 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.85%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.85%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.38%) Tester
14 9 (2.14%) Design Engineer
14 9 (2.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (2.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (23.99%) .NET
2 60 (14.25%) J2EE
3 59 (14.01%) Servlets
4 53 (12.59%) Web Services
5 43 (10.21%) XML
6 39 (9.26%) SOAP
7 37 (8.79%) HTML
8 32 (7.60%) CSS
9 27 (6.41%) jQuery
10 24 (5.70%) REST
11 22 (5.23%) HTML5
11 22 (5.23%) ISPF
12 21 (4.99%) Middleware
13 19 (4.51%) ASP.NET
14 18 (4.28%) RSS
15 12 (2.85%) EDI
16 11 (2.61%) IBM Integration Bus
17 9 (2.14%) JMS
18 8 (1.90%) JDBC
19 6 (1.43%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.36%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.65%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.28%) Social Media
5 16 (3.80%) DataPower
5 16 (3.80%) iSeries
6 15 (3.56%) AS400
6 15 (3.56%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.61%) HACMP
9 11 (2.61%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.90%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.90%) VSAM
12 7 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.66%) Clustering
13 6 (1.43%) Biology
13 6 (1.43%) Life Science
13 6 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 180 (42.76%) Linux
2 133 (31.59%) Windows
3 105 (24.94%) Unix
4 28 (6.65%) Solaris
5 25 (5.94%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.28%) Mac OS
8 17 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.56%) AIX
9 15 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.33%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.85%) CentOS
11 12 (2.85%) Windows 7
12 11 (2.61%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.90%) MVS
13 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.43%) SUSE
14 6 (1.43%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.43%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.62%) Configuration Management
2 73 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (11.88%) DevOps
4 41 (9.74%) ITIL
5 40 (9.50%) Unit Testing
6 38 (9.03%) Automated Testing
7 36 (8.55%) Open Source
8 28 (6.65%) Migration
9 23 (5.46%) SDLC
9 23 (5.46%) Web Operations
10 22 (5.23%) Content Management
11 21 (4.99%) SEO
12 19 (4.51%) Load Balancing
12 19 (4.51%) Network Design
13 18 (4.28%) Project Management
13 18 (4.28%) SOA
14 17 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (3.80%) Change Management
16 14 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (23.28%) Java
2 56 (13.30%) SQL
3 42 (9.98%) JavaScript
3 42 (9.98%) Perl
4 30 (7.13%) PHP
5 29 (6.89%) Python
5 29 (6.89%) Shell Script
6 27 (6.41%) JCL
7 25 (5.94%) REXX
7 25 (5.94%) VB
8 20 (4.75%) ActionScript
9 18 (4.28%) C++
10 17 (4.04%) C
10 17 (4.04%) C#
11 15 (3.56%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.85%) COBOL
13 9 (2.14%) VBA
14 8 (1.90%) Assembly Language
14 8 (1.90%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 55 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.55%) Degree
4 33 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.41%) CCNA
6 24 (5.70%) CCNP
7 11 (2.61%) CCSE
8 10 (2.38%) ISEB
9 9 (2.14%) CCENT
10 8 (1.90%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.95%) CCSA
12 4 (0.95%) CEH
12 4 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.95%) MCSE
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.75%) SLA
2 16 (3.80%) QA
3 11 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.43%) HL7
4 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.71%) WCAG
7 2 (0.48%) SEPA
8 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 88 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (12.59%) Active Directory
3 49 (11.64%) Xen
4 22 (5.23%) Time Sharing Option
5 18 (4.28%) NFS
6 15 (3.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 13 (3.09%) UAG
8 12 (2.85%) Samba
9 9 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (2.14%) vSphere
10 8 (1.90%) Docker
10 8 (1.90%) Sendmail
10 8 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.43%) GPFS
12 6 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.19%) XenApp
14 4 (0.95%) iptables
15 3 (0.71%) Postfix
15 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (11.40%) Puppet
2 29 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.56%) Nagios
3 15 (3.56%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.90%) SCOM
7 7 (1.66%) Ansible
7 7 (1.66%) SCCM
8 6 (1.43%) BladeLogic
8 6 (1.43%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (1.19%) nmon
10 4 (0.95%) Cacti
10 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.71%) systemd
12 2 (0.48%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 128 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 105 (24.94%) VMware
3 73 (17.34%) IBM
4 72 (17.10%) Cisco
5 54 (12.83%) Google
6 48 (11.40%) Oracle
7 37 (8.79%) Red Hat
8 29 (6.89%) Citrix
9 22 (5.23%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.23%) HP
10 20 (4.75%) CA
11 17 (4.04%) Remedy
11 17 (4.04%) SAP
12 15 (3.56%) Juniper
13 12 (2.85%) Blue Coat
13 12 (2.85%) BMC
14 11 (2.61%) Axway
14 11 (2.61%) Informatica
15 10 (2.38%) Aruba
15 10 (2.38%) F5
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