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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 420 409 361
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -48
Contract jobs citing FTP 164 159 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 2.44% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 96
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
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
7434 6519 6266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.22% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3602 3212
Average daily rate £353 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 370 516
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.86 £40.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 62 £400 -1.47% 6
South East -12 31 £410 +3.79% 8
North East - 21 £288 -
North West +3 20 £300 +27.45% 4
East of England +15 15 £425 +157.57% 4
Yorkshire -29 13 £288 -11.53% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £400 +4.57%
West Midlands -19 2 £291 -41.16%
South West - 1 £310 - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 114 (37.62%) Linux
2 103 (33.99%) Microsoft
3 102 (33.66%) HTTP
4 95 (31.35%) Windows
5 93 (30.69%) TCP/IP
6 91 (30.03%) DNS
7 82 (27.06%) .NET
8 75 (24.75%) SQL
9 73 (24.09%) DHCP
10 70 (23.10%) SSL
11 69 (22.77%) SQL Server
12 61 (20.13%) Configuration Management
13 54 (17.82%) VMware
14 53 (17.49%) IIS
15 52 (17.16%) Java
15 52 (17.16%) IPsec
16 51 (16.83%) Oracle
17 49 (16.17%) Puppet
18 48 (15.84%) Finance
19 47 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (14.85%) UNIX
20 45 (14.85%) IBM
21 44 (14.52%) Relational Database
22 43 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
22 43 (14.19%) Jenkins
22 43 (14.19%) XML
23 40 (13.20%) DevOps
24 39 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
24 39 (12.87%) Firewall
25 37 (12.21%) Agile Software Development

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (17.49%) IIS
2 33 (10.89%) Tomcat
2 33 (10.89%) WebSphere
3 28 (9.24%) Apache
4 24 (7.92%) nginx
4 24 (7.92%) Jetty
5 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.32%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.32%) Mule
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.32%) PowerExchange
9 4 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.99%) Lync
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.65%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.66%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.66%) InDesign
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Maximo
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.32%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.99%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.66%) Aligne
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.66%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.66%) Endur
6 1 (0.33%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (7.59%) Google App Engine
3 23 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.30%) SaaS
6 9 (2.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (33.66%) HTTP
2 93 (30.69%) TCP/IP
3 91 (30.03%) DNS
4 73 (24.09%) DHCP
5 70 (23.10%) SSL
6 52 (17.16%) IPsec
7 39 (12.87%) Firewall
8 29 (9.57%) SMTP
9 25 (8.25%) SSH
10 22 (7.26%) HTTPS
11 18 (5.94%) NAS
12 16 (5.28%) VPN
13 14 (4.62%) Internet
13 14 (4.62%) SAN
14 13 (4.29%) WAN
15 12 (3.96%) Telnet
16 11 (3.63%) Wireless
17 10 (3.30%) LAN
18 9 (2.97%) VLAN
19 7 (2.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 37 (12.21%) RDBMS
4 33 (10.89%) MongoDB
5 29 (9.57%) MySQL
6 28 (9.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 28 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (7.26%) NoSQL
9 21 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.30%) DB2
11 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.98%) DTS
13 6 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (1.65%) MS Access
14 5 (1.65%) SQLite
15 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (14.19%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.58%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.96%) Subversion
4 11 (3.63%) JIRA
5 8 (2.64%) Toad
6 6 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.98%) Selenium
6 6 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.65%) Trac
8 4 (1.32%) Redmine
8 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.99%) JUnit
9 3 (0.99%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.99%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.66%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 48 (15.84%) Finance
2 30 (9.90%) Manufacturing
3 29 (9.57%) Banking
4 17 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.29%) Retail
6 10 (3.30%) Publishing
7 7 (2.31%) Marketing
8 6 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.65%) Electronics
9 5 (1.65%) Legal
10 4 (1.32%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.99%) Military
11 3 (0.99%) Front Office
12 2 (0.66%) Billing
12 2 (0.66%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Local Government
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 47 (15.51%) Analyst
2 46 (15.18%) Developer
3 26 (8.58%) Programmer
4 22 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (6.93%) VB Programmer
6 19 (6.27%) Consultant
7 17 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.62%) Architect
9 12 (3.96%) Applications Support
9 12 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 12 (3.96%) Tester
10 10 (3.30%) Web Engineer
10 10 (3.30%) Administrator
11 9 (2.97%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.97%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (2.97%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (2.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (27.06%) .NET
2 43 (14.19%) XML
3 35 (11.55%) Web Services
4 25 (8.25%) J2EE
5 23 (7.59%) Servlets
6 16 (5.28%) SOAP
7 15 (4.95%) JSON
8 14 (4.62%) WCF
8 14 (4.62%) HTML
9 12 (3.96%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.97%) Middleware
11 8 (2.64%) REST
12 6 (1.98%) Ajax
12 6 (1.98%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.65%) ADO.NET
13 5 (1.65%) DHTML
13 5 (1.65%) WinForms
13 5 (1.65%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (1.65%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.63%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.30%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.30%) GIS
3 10 (3.30%) PKI
4 9 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.98%) Video on Demand
6 6 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.98%) Clustering
7 5 (1.65%) Replication
7 5 (1.65%) AS400
7 5 (1.65%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.65%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.32%) iSeries
8 4 (1.32%) CESG
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.62%) Linux
2 95 (31.35%) Windows
3 45 (14.85%) UNIX
4 24 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.94%) Solaris
6 18 (5.94%) AIX
6 18 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.64%) HPUX
8 7 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.65%) Windows CE
10 5 (1.65%) CentOS
10 5 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.99%) zOS
12 3 (0.99%) VMS
12 3 (0.99%) i5/OS
12 3 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.13%) Configuration Management
2 47 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (13.20%) DevOps
4 37 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.55%) Open Source
6 31 (10.23%) Automated Testing
7 21 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 19 (6.27%) OO
8 19 (6.27%) ETL
8 19 (6.27%) Migration
9 18 (5.94%) SOA
9 18 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (5.94%) Microservices
10 14 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.62%) SDLC
11 12 (3.96%) OOP
12 11 (3.63%) ITIL
12 11 (3.63%) Capacity Management
13 10 (3.30%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.75%) SQL
2 52 (17.16%) Java
3 28 (9.24%) C#
4 25 (8.25%) VB
5 24 (7.92%) C
6 22 (7.26%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.93%) VB6
8 18 (5.94%) PowerShell
9 16 (5.28%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.97%) Python
12 8 (2.64%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.31%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.31%) Ruby
13 7 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.31%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (1.98%) VBScript
14 6 (1.98%) COBOL
15 5 (1.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.62%) Degree
4 11 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.30%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.30%) CCNP
6 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.98%) RHCE
7 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.65%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.65%) CCNA
9 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.32%) CCIE
9 4 (1.32%) MCP
10 3 (0.99%) MCSE
11 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.66%) MBA
11 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.66%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) QA
2 10 (3.30%) SLA
3 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) GAAP
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
4 1 (0.33%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.61%) Xen
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (3.30%) Firmware
6 7 (2.31%) vSphere
7 6 (1.98%) XenApp
8 5 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.65%) Postfix
8 5 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.32%) Docker
9 4 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.32%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.32%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.99%) Snort
10 3 (0.99%) qmail
10 3 (0.99%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.66%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 49 (16.17%) Puppet
2 43 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.94%) SCOM
4 8 (2.64%) SCCM
5 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.65%) Nagios
6 5 (1.65%) MOM
6 5 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.65%) SELinux
7 3 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.99%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (0.99%) Iperf
8 2 (0.66%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.66%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.66%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.66%) Netcool
9 1 (0.33%) Control-M
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 103 (33.99%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.82%) VMware
3 51 (16.83%) Oracle
4 45 (14.85%) IBM
5 24 (7.92%) Google
6 23 (7.59%) Cisco
7 21 (6.93%) HP
8 19 (6.27%) Citrix
9 18 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.63%) SAP
10 11 (3.63%) F5
11 10 (3.30%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.30%) Symantec
12 9 (2.97%) Sun
13 8 (2.64%) ESRI
14 7 (2.31%) Juniper
14 7 (2.31%) Informatica
14 7 (2.31%) NetApp
14 7 (2.31%) Blue Coat
15 6 (1.98%) Cognos
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