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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 384 399 454
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +55
Contract jobs citing FTP 220 188 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 2.52% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 71
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.30 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £29.70 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 69 £381 -4.68% 19
South East -3 55 £363 -3.33% 6
East of England +1 25 £450 +33.33% 6
North West -26 25 £448 +38.75% 8
North East - 24 £500 - 3
Yorkshire -17 17 £405 - 3
West Midlands -11 2 £383 -10.00%
South West -11 1 - - 3
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 149 (39.01%) Linux
2 133 (34.82%) HTTP
3 130 (34.03%) DNS
3 130 (34.03%) Microsoft
4 118 (30.89%) TCP/IP
5 108 (28.27%) DHCP
5 108 (28.27%) .NET
6 98 (25.65%) Windows
7 97 (25.39%) VMware
8 86 (22.51%) SQL
9 83 (21.73%) IPsec
10 82 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (21.20%) Java
12 78 (20.42%) UNIX
13 77 (20.16%) IIS
14 75 (19.63%) SSL
15 74 (19.37%) SQL Server
16 72 (18.85%) IBM
17 71 (18.59%) Firewall
18 65 (17.02%) WebSphere
19 64 (16.75%) SMTP
19 64 (16.75%) Configuration Management
20 63 (16.49%) Cisco
20 63 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (16.23%) Oracle
22 58 (15.18%) Finance
22 58 (15.18%) Jenkins
23 56 (14.66%) Tomcat
24 53 (13.87%) J2EE

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 77 (20.16%) IIS
2 65 (17.02%) WebSphere
3 56 (14.66%) Tomcat
4 50 (13.09%) Jetty
4 50 (13.09%) nginx
5 47 (12.30%) Apache
6 40 (10.47%) SharePoint
7 20 (5.24%) CICS
8 13 (3.40%) MS Exchange
9 12 (3.14%) Lync
10 10 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.31%) Drupal
12 5 (1.31%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.31%) Mule
13 4 (1.05%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.05%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Maximo
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.52%) BusinessWare
7 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.26%) Agresso
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 63 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (13.35%) Cloud Computing
2 51 (13.35%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (13.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 51 (13.35%) Google App Engine
3 15 (3.93%) SaaS
4 12 (3.14%) PaaS
5 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.31%) GitHub
7 3 (0.79%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 133 (34.82%) HTTP
2 130 (34.03%) DNS
3 118 (30.89%) TCP/IP
4 108 (28.27%) DHCP
5 83 (21.73%) IPsec
6 75 (19.63%) SSL
7 71 (18.59%) Firewall
8 64 (16.75%) SMTP
9 47 (12.30%) SSH
10 40 (10.47%) VPN
11 37 (9.69%) LAN
12 29 (7.59%) HTTPS
12 29 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (7.07%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (6.28%) WAN
15 23 (6.02%) Wireless
16 22 (5.76%) VoIP
16 22 (5.76%) 4G
17 21 (5.50%) 3G
17 21 (5.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 19 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 18 (4.71%) DB2
7 15 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.66%) IMS/DB
9 12 (3.14%) MySQL
10 11 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (1.05%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.05%) MS Access
13 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.79%) DTS
14 3 (0.79%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 58 (15.18%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.62%) JIRA
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.83%) GitLab
6 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.31%) Trac
7 5 (1.31%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.05%) Subversion
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.05%) Redmine
9 3 (0.79%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.79%) ChangeMan
9 3 (0.79%) Selenium
9 3 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.79%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.79%) Toad
9 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 58 (15.18%) Finance
2 30 (7.85%) Manufacturing
3 28 (7.33%) Banking
4 26 (6.81%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.45%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.09%) Retail
7 7 (1.83%) Marketing
8 5 (1.31%) Publishing
9 4 (1.05%) Back Office
9 4 (1.05%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Legal
11 2 (0.52%) French Language
11 2 (0.52%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (16.75%) Developer
2 44 (11.52%) Analyst
3 34 (8.90%) Network Engineer
4 27 (7.07%) Consultant
5 22 (5.76%) Programmer
6 18 (4.71%) Architect
6 18 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (4.45%) Administrator
8 15 (3.93%) VB Programmer
9 13 (3.40%) DevOps Consultant
10 12 (3.14%) Tester
10 12 (3.14%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.62%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (2.62%) BizTalk Developer
12 9 (2.36%) Wintel Engineer
12 9 (2.36%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (2.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (28.27%) .NET
2 53 (13.87%) J2EE
3 50 (13.09%) Servlets
4 46 (12.04%) XML
5 39 (10.21%) HTML
6 37 (9.69%) Web Services
7 22 (5.76%) SOAP
7 22 (5.76%) CSS
8 18 (4.71%) REST
9 15 (3.93%) Middleware
10 13 (3.40%) jQuery
10 13 (3.40%) 802.1X
11 10 (2.62%) HTML5
11 10 (2.62%) RSS
11 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
12 8 (2.09%) JMS
12 8 (2.09%) JSON
13 7 (1.83%) WCF
13 7 (1.83%) SAP XI
13 7 (1.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.54%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.40%) Data Integration
6 12 (3.14%) GIS
6 12 (3.14%) Clustering
7 10 (2.62%) PKI
7 10 (2.62%) Social Media
8 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.57%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.57%) AS400
10 6 (1.57%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.57%) VSAM
10 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.31%) DataPower
11 5 (1.31%) TRADACOMS
12 4 (1.05%) Statistics
12 4 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (39.01%) Linux
2 98 (25.65%) Windows
3 78 (20.42%) UNIX
4 21 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (5.24%) Solaris
6 19 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.40%) MVS
9 12 (3.14%) AIX
10 10 (2.62%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.83%) zOS
12 6 (1.57%) CentOS
13 5 (1.31%) HPUX
13 5 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.79%) Debian
15 3 (0.79%) VMS
15 3 (0.79%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.75%) Configuration Management
3 46 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (10.99%) DevOps
5 40 (10.47%) Unit Testing
6 36 (9.42%) Automated Testing
7 35 (9.16%) Open Source
8 29 (7.59%) ITIL
9 24 (6.28%) SOA
10 23 (6.02%) ETL
11 21 (5.50%) SDLC
12 17 (4.45%) Migration
13 15 (3.93%) Change Control
14 14 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (3.66%) Content Management
15 13 (3.40%) Performance Management
15 13 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (3.40%) Patch Management
16 12 (3.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.51%) SQL
2 81 (21.20%) Java
3 38 (9.95%) VB
4 27 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 23 (6.02%) C#
6 22 (5.76%) VBA
6 22 (5.76%) VB6
6 22 (5.76%) PowerShell
7 20 (5.24%) JCL
7 20 (5.24%) C
8 17 (4.45%) ActionScript
9 15 (3.93%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.93%) COBOL
9 15 (3.93%) PHP
10 13 (3.40%) Python
11 12 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.88%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.36%) VBScript
15 8 (2.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.97%) CCNA
5 17 (4.45%) CCNP
6 13 (3.40%) Degree
7 9 (2.36%) CCENT
7 9 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.09%) CCSE
9 7 (1.83%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.57%) MCP
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.57%) RHCE
11 3 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (0.79%) MBA
11 3 (0.79%) CCSA
11 3 (0.79%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.52%) CFA
12 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.33%) SLA
2 9 (2.36%) QA
3 4 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.26%) GAAP
System Software
1 82 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.69%) Xen
3 24 (6.28%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (3.14%) Time Sharing Option
7 9 (2.36%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.57%) Snort
8 6 (1.57%) Postfix
8 6 (1.57%) RACF
8 6 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (1.57%) vSphere
9 5 (1.31%) XenApp
10 4 (1.05%) Firmware
10 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (1.05%) Docker
11 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.79%) qmail
Systems Management
1 44 (11.52%) Puppet
2 43 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.71%) SCOM
4 16 (4.19%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.66%) Control-M
6 6 (1.57%) MOM
6 6 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.57%) OMEGAMON
6 6 (1.57%) NetCrunch
6 6 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.57%) SELinux
6 6 (1.57%) zSecure
7 5 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.31%) Nagios
8 4 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.05%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.79%) Cacti
9 3 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 130 (34.03%) Microsoft
2 97 (25.39%) VMware
3 72 (18.85%) IBM
4 63 (16.49%) Cisco
5 62 (16.23%) Oracle
6 51 (13.35%) Google
7 26 (6.81%) CheckPoint
8 25 (6.54%) Citrix
8 25 (6.54%) Juniper
9 23 (6.02%) HP
10 20 (5.24%) Blue Coat
11 19 (4.97%) SAP
12 18 (4.71%) Symantec
13 16 (4.19%) Red Hat
14 15 (3.93%) Websense
15 12 (3.14%) ESRI
16 11 (2.88%) Aruba
16 11 (2.88%) CA
16 11 (2.88%) Remedy
17 10 (2.62%) Dell
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