The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 432 335 425
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +90
Contract jobs citing FTP 159 169 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 2.58% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 96 65
Average daily rate £400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
FTP
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 71 £380 -27.61% 24
South East -4 45 £450 +44.00% 16
East of England -32 11 £370 +13.84% 5
Yorkshire -32 9 £325 +116.66% 6
North West -13 7 £255 -25.20% 2
West Midlands -16 7 £490 +45.18%
South West -18 6 £335 +67.50% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £250 -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 137 (38.16%) Windows
2 118 (32.87%) UNIX
3 97 (27.02%) Linux
3 97 (27.02%) Finance
4 89 (24.79%) Oracle
5 88 (24.51%) HTTP
6 79 (22.01%) SQL
7 72 (20.06%) TCP/IP
8 61 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 58 (16.16%) Java
10 57 (15.88%) AIX
11 55 (15.32%) DNS
12 54 (15.04%) Solaris
12 54 (15.04%) XML
13 53 (14.76%) ITIL
14 52 (14.48%) Firewall
14 52 (14.48%) SSH
15 49 (13.65%) Middleware
16 47 (13.09%) SQL Server
16 47 (13.09%) IBM
17 46 (12.81%) Shell Script
18 45 (12.53%) SSL
19 43 (11.98%) HTML
19 43 (11.98%) IIS
20 41 (11.42%) Internet
21 39 (10.86%) VMware
21 39 (10.86%) Banking
21 39 (10.86%) HP
21 39 (10.86%) MS Office
22 37 (10.31%) DHCP

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 43 (11.98%) IIS
2 27 (7.52%) WebSphere
3 25 (6.96%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.57%) Apache
5 16 (4.46%) MS Exchange
5 16 (4.46%) Gentran
6 15 (4.18%) WebLogic
7 14 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (3.62%) Node.js
9 10 (2.79%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.95%) CMS
12 6 (1.67%) OpenROAD
13 5 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (1.11%) Jetty
14 4 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (1.11%) nginx
15 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.84%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 39 (10.86%) MS Office
2 32 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.90%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.11%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.11%) FreeHand
5 4 (1.11%) MS Project
5 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Aligne
1 9 (2.51%) Endur
1 9 (2.51%) ZaiNet
2 6 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.11%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.56%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.28%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.67%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.84%) IaaS
3 3 (0.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.51%) HTTP
2 72 (20.06%) TCP/IP
3 55 (15.32%) DNS
4 52 (14.48%) Firewall
4 52 (14.48%) SSH
5 45 (12.53%) SSL
6 41 (11.42%) Internet
7 37 (10.31%) DHCP
8 31 (8.64%) SMTP
9 30 (8.36%) WAN
10 28 (7.80%) VPN
10 28 (7.80%) LAN
11 27 (7.52%) HTTPS
12 22 (6.13%) SAN
13 18 (5.01%) DMZ
14 17 (4.74%) LDAP
15 16 (4.46%) NAS
16 13 (3.62%) Wireless
17 11 (3.06%) IPsec
18 10 (2.79%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.34%) DB2
4 11 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.67%) Ingres
6 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.39%) MS Access
7 5 (1.39%) MySQL
7 5 (1.39%) SQLPlus
8 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.84%) Big Data
9 3 (0.84%) QlikView
9 3 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.84%) DataStage
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.23%) Subversion
2 8 (2.23%) Toad
2 8 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.95%) JIRA
4 6 (1.67%) Maven
4 6 (1.67%) Ant
4 6 (1.67%) JUnit
5 5 (1.39%) Selenium
5 5 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.39%) MSI
5 5 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.11%) Trac
7 3 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.84%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.56%) NUnit
8 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (27.02%) Finance
2 39 (10.86%) Banking
3 25 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.62%) Retail
6 9 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.95%) German Language
7 7 (1.95%) Military
8 6 (1.67%) Legal
8 6 (1.67%) Front Office
9 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.11%) Marketing
10 4 (1.11%) Billing
10 4 (1.11%) Advertising
10 4 (1.11%) Back Office
11 3 (0.84%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.84%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (20.61%) Analyst
2 46 (12.81%) Developer
3 40 (11.14%) Administrator
4 27 (7.52%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.13%) Consultant
6 20 (5.57%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (4.46%) Architect
9 14 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
10 12 (3.34%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.06%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (2.51%) Middleware Specialist
13 9 (2.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.51%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.51%) Applications Support
14 8 (2.23%) Operations Analyst
15 7 (1.95%) WebSphere Administrator
16 6 (1.67%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (15.04%) XML
2 49 (13.65%) Middleware
3 43 (11.98%) HTML
4 32 (8.91%) CSS
5 29 (8.08%) .NET
6 26 (7.24%) Web Services
7 18 (5.01%) ISPF
8 15 (4.18%) SOAP
9 14 (3.90%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (3.90%) JMS
10 12 (3.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (3.06%) JSON
11 11 (3.06%) Ajax
12 10 (2.79%) XHTML
12 10 (2.79%) J2EE
12 10 (2.79%) XSLT
12 10 (2.79%) jQuery
13 8 (2.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 8 (2.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.36%) Mainframe
2 22 (6.13%) Clustering
3 19 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.29%) GIS
4 13 (3.62%) CLARiiON
5 11 (3.06%) Celerra
6 9 (2.51%) Open Source
7 8 (2.23%) AS400
8 7 (1.95%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.95%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.95%) Replication
9 6 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.67%) Life Science
10 5 (1.39%) CMDB
10 5 (1.39%) Firmware
11 4 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.11%) CESG
11 4 (1.11%) NHS
11 4 (1.11%) W3C
11 4 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 137 (38.16%) Windows
2 118 (32.87%) UNIX
3 97 (27.02%) Linux
4 57 (15.88%) AIX
5 54 (15.04%) Solaris
6 35 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.85%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.06%) SUSE
11 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.39%) zOS
13 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.11%) MVS
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.84%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.84%) OS/400
14 3 (0.84%) OS/390
15 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.76%) ITIL
2 31 (8.64%) Migration
3 28 (7.80%) Change Management
4 18 (5.01%) Incident Management
5 17 (4.74%) SOA
6 15 (4.18%) Project Management
6 15 (4.18%) Content Management
6 15 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.62%) Change Control
9 12 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (3.34%) Software Deployment
9 12 (3.34%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (3.06%) ETRM
10 11 (3.06%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.51%) Fault Management
11 9 (2.51%) Release Management
11 9 (2.51%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 9 (2.51%) Business Continuity
11 9 (2.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.01%) SQL
2 58 (16.16%) Java
3 46 (12.81%) Shell Script
4 35 (9.75%) Perl
5 33 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 25 (6.96%) VB
7 21 (5.85%) JCL
7 21 (5.85%) ActionScript
7 21 (5.85%) ActionScript 2.0
8 20 (5.57%) C
8 20 (5.57%) C#
9 15 (4.18%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.18%) Python
10 12 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.06%) PHP
12 10 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.51%) VBScript
14 7 (1.95%) sed
14 7 (1.95%) XPath
15 6 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.51%) Degree
4 8 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.95%) CCNA
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.67%) RHCE
6 6 (1.67%) CISSP
6 6 (1.67%) ISEB
7 5 (1.39%) MCP
7 5 (1.39%) CISM
7 5 (1.39%) MCITP
8 4 (1.11%) MCDST
8 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.11%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.84%) CCNP
9 3 (0.84%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.01%) SLA
2 13 (3.62%) QA
3 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.11%) HL7
4 4 (1.11%) Basel III
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.52%) NFS
3 25 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.46%) vSphere
5 14 (3.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.51%) XenApp
7 7 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (1.67%) Xen
9 4 (1.11%) Samba
10 3 (0.84%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.56%) RACF
11 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (5.29%) Tivoli
2 16 (4.46%) Puppet
3 10 (2.79%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (2.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (2.23%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.95%) SCCM
7 6 (1.67%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.39%) nmon
8 5 (1.39%) SCOM
9 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.84%) Control-M
9 3 (0.84%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 89 (24.79%) Oracle
2 61 (16.99%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.09%) IBM
4 39 (10.86%) VMware
4 39 (10.86%) HP
5 28 (7.80%) Red Hat
6 27 (7.52%) Cisco
7 26 (7.24%) Citrix
8 23 (6.41%) F5
9 17 (4.74%) Sun
10 15 (4.18%) SolarWinds
10 15 (4.18%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.90%) NetApp
11 14 (3.90%) EMC
12 12 (3.34%) Adobe
13 11 (3.06%) Veritas
13 11 (3.06%) Axway
14 10 (2.79%) Google
14 10 (2.79%) Remedy
15 8 (2.23%) BMC
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham
Modis International - London
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago