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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 431 354 387
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +33
Contract jobs citing FTP 138 194 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 3.15% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 112 64
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £319
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+125.71% +16.66%
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
7063 6163 6344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.24% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3861 3209 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 363 561
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -8 79 £463 +20.12% 16
South East -39 19 £425 -5.55% 8
East of England +6 18 £425 +14.86% 4
West Midlands -1 4 £428 +1.78% 2
South West -20 4 £288 -14.17% 5
Yorkshire -9 3 £225 -33.33% 6
North West -21 3 - - 3
East Midlands -5 2 £270 +0.46% 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 167 (42.17%) Windows
2 127 (32.07%) Microsoft
3 122 (30.81%) DNS
4 107 (27.02%) DHCP
4 107 (27.02%) Linux
5 102 (25.76%) TCP/IP
6 91 (22.98%) HTTP
7 84 (21.21%) IIS
8 71 (17.93%) SQL
9 70 (17.68%) Active Directory
10 69 (17.42%) .NET
11 68 (17.17%) UNIX
11 68 (17.17%) Finance
12 67 (16.92%) Firewall
13 66 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
15 61 (15.40%) SSL
16 60 (15.15%) Web Services
17 56 (14.14%) Oracle
18 55 (13.89%) MS Office
18 55 (13.89%) XML
19 51 (12.88%) E-Commerce
20 45 (11.36%) Java
21 42 (10.61%) VMware
22 41 (10.35%) Configuration Management
22 41 (10.35%) JavaScript
22 41 (10.35%) SCOM
22 41 (10.35%) PowerShell
23 40 (10.10%) SMTP
24 38 (9.60%) Banking

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 84 (21.21%) IIS
2 26 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.56%) Apache
5 12 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.27%) SAS
8 8 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.02%) JBoss
8 8 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.77%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.52%) Jetty
10 6 (1.52%) nginx
11 5 (1.26%) Lync
12 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 66 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 55 (13.89%) MS Office
3 10 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.27%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.26%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.51%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.51%) InDesign
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.25%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.26%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.51%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.51%) Aligne
3 2 (0.51%) Eikon
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.51%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.77%) Google App Engine
4 7 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (30.81%) DNS
2 107 (27.02%) DHCP
3 102 (25.76%) TCP/IP
4 91 (22.98%) HTTP
5 67 (16.92%) Firewall
6 61 (15.40%) SSL
7 40 (10.10%) SMTP
8 36 (9.09%) Internet
9 33 (8.33%) WAN
9 33 (8.33%) LAN
9 33 (8.33%) VPN
10 32 (8.08%) Telnet
11 29 (7.32%) IPsec
12 25 (6.31%) SSH
12 25 (6.31%) HTTPS
13 23 (5.81%) NAS
14 21 (5.30%) SNMP
15 20 (5.05%) SAN
16 19 (4.80%) MPLS
17 17 (4.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 34 (8.59%) MySQL
4 27 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.05%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.80%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (3.54%) DB2
12 13 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.27%) MS Access
15 8 (2.02%) DTS
15 8 (2.02%) Base SAS
15 8 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 4 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (4.80%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.28%) Subversion
4 9 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.02%) Toad
6 7 (1.77%) Selenium
7 6 (1.52%) MSI
7 6 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.26%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.01%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.76%) JIRA
10 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.25%) Hudson
12 1 (0.25%) Redmine
12 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 68 (17.17%) Finance
2 38 (9.60%) Banking
3 32 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.80%) Retail
6 12 (3.03%) Publishing
7 11 (2.78%) Legal
8 9 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.02%) Military
9 8 (2.02%) Marketing
10 6 (1.52%) Billing
11 3 (0.76%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.51%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (20.96%) Analyst
2 46 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (11.36%) Developer
4 33 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 27 (6.82%) Consultant
5 27 (6.82%) Architect
6 24 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 22 (5.56%) Administrator
7 22 (5.56%) Web Engineer
8 15 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 15 (3.79%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (3.54%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 11 (2.78%) Business Analyst
10 11 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.53%) Programmer
11 10 (2.53%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (2.53%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.42%) .NET
2 60 (15.15%) Web Services
3 55 (13.89%) XML
4 32 (8.08%) HTML
5 21 (5.30%) Middleware
6 17 (4.29%) CSS
7 16 (4.04%) SOAP
8 15 (3.79%) JSON
9 13 (3.28%) .NET Framework
9 13 (3.28%) ODBC
10 12 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (3.03%) WCF
10 12 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 11 (2.78%) Ajax
11 11 (2.78%) XSD
12 7 (1.77%) J2EE
12 7 (1.77%) EDI
13 5 (1.26%) WinForms
13 5 (1.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.58%) Open Source
2 13 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.53%) Smartcard
4 10 (2.53%) PKI
4 10 (2.53%) Smartphone
4 10 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.77%) Statistics
5 7 (1.77%) Clustering
5 7 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.52%) Replication
6 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.52%) PDA
7 5 (1.26%) EFT
7 5 (1.26%) Streaming Video
7 5 (1.26%) AS400
7 5 (1.26%) iSeries
7 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 167 (42.17%) Windows
2 107 (27.02%) Linux
3 68 (17.17%) UNIX
4 35 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (6.57%) Solaris
8 22 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 19 (4.80%) Windows 7
10 16 (4.04%) Windows Vista
11 15 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (3.79%) AIX
12 7 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.01%) i5/OS
13 4 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.01%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.76%) OS/400
14 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.76%) zOS
14 3 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.88%) E-Commerce
2 41 (10.35%) Configuration Management
3 35 (8.84%) Migration
4 33 (8.33%) DevOps
5 31 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (7.32%) ITIL
6 29 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (4.29%) OO
7 17 (4.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 16 (4.04%) Microservices
8 16 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (4.04%) Network Management
8 16 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.04%) Automated Testing
9 14 (3.54%) Project Management
9 14 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (3.54%) Validation
9 14 (3.54%) ETL
9 14 (3.54%) Unit Testing
10 13 (3.28%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.93%) SQL
2 45 (11.36%) Java
3 41 (10.35%) JavaScript
3 41 (10.35%) PowerShell
4 31 (7.83%) Shell Script
5 30 (7.58%) C#
6 20 (5.05%) C
7 17 (4.29%) VB
8 13 (3.28%) VBScript
9 11 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.53%) Python
10 10 (2.53%) AWK
10 10 (2.53%) sed
11 9 (2.27%) Korn
11 9 (2.27%) PHP
11 9 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.02%) Perl
12 8 (2.02%) Ruby
13 7 (1.77%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.56%) CCNP
4 21 (5.30%) CCIE
5 20 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.55%) Degree
6 18 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.04%) CISSP
8 14 (3.54%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.28%) MCP
10 10 (2.53%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.53%) MCDST
10 10 (2.53%) MCITP
11 8 (2.02%) MCSE
12 6 (1.52%) IBM Certification
13 5 (1.26%) MBA
13 5 (1.26%) CCNA
13 5 (1.26%) CFA
14 4 (1.01%) SAS Certification
14 4 (1.01%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.31%) SLA
2 14 (3.54%) QA
3 7 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) WAI
6 1 (0.25%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.28%) VMware ESX
4 11 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (2.27%) vSphere
5 9 (2.27%) Firmware
5 9 (2.27%) Xen
6 7 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.26%) NFS
7 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.01%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.01%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.76%) Snort
9 3 (0.76%) Squid
9 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.76%) XenApp
10 2 (0.51%) Postfix
10 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (10.35%) SCOM
2 35 (8.84%) Puppet
3 32 (8.08%) SCCM
4 20 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.27%) Nagios
6 9 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.01%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (0.76%) Control-M
10 3 (0.76%) nmon
11 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.51%) Cacti
11 2 (0.51%) NetCrunch
11 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 127 (32.07%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.14%) Oracle
3 42 (10.61%) VMware
4 35 (8.84%) Citrix
5 33 (8.33%) IBM
6 32 (8.08%) Cisco
6 32 (8.08%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.81%) HP
8 16 (4.04%) SAP
9 13 (3.28%) Reuters
9 13 (3.28%) Akamai
10 12 (3.03%) Symantec
11 11 (2.78%) Bloomberg
11 11 (2.78%) Sun
12 10 (2.53%) CQG
13 9 (2.27%) Clearswift
13 9 (2.27%) Dell
14 8 (2.02%) Cognos
14 8 (2.02%) Informatica
14 8 (2.02%) Google
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