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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 368 354 369
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing FTP 221 207 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 3.25% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 121 75
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£375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £37.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.32% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £23.50 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £49.69 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +42.35%
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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -18 89 £450 +5.88% 16
South East -3 52 £350 +16.86% 8
East of England +13 35 £363 +20.83% 3
West Midlands +2 13 £425 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -5 10 £215 -44.51% 2
North East - 9 £430 - 1
North West -27 6 £148 -49.91% 2
East Midlands +10 4 £388 +12.72%
South West -33 4 £250 -33.33% 7
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 190 (43.88%) Windows
2 150 (34.64%) Microsoft
3 130 (30.02%) DNS
4 108 (24.94%) DHCP
4 108 (24.94%) Linux
5 105 (24.25%) IIS
6 102 (23.56%) HTTP
7 97 (22.40%) TCP/IP
8 93 (21.48%) Active Directory
9 84 (19.40%) MS Excel
10 83 (19.17%) SQL
11 82 (18.94%) UNIX
12 80 (18.48%) Finance
13 74 (17.09%) .NET
14 73 (16.86%) Oracle
15 70 (16.17%) Firewall
16 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
17 65 (15.01%) Web Services
18 62 (14.32%) MS Office
18 62 (14.32%) E-Commerce
19 54 (12.47%) XML
19 54 (12.47%) PowerShell
20 52 (12.01%) SCOM
20 52 (12.01%) JavaScript
20 52 (12.01%) SMTP
21 50 (11.55%) VMware
22 48 (11.09%) Internet
23 46 (10.62%) Java
24 44 (10.16%) ITIL
25 43 (9.93%) SSL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 105 (24.25%) IIS
2 41 (9.47%) Tomcat
3 39 (9.01%) WebSphere
4 31 (7.16%) Apache
5 24 (5.54%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.77%) MQSeries
7 11 (2.54%) JBoss
8 10 (2.31%) MS Exchange
9 9 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.08%) Jetty
9 9 (2.08%) nginx
10 8 (1.85%) SAS
10 8 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.92%) Confluence
13 4 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 62 (14.32%) MS Office
3 15 (3.46%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.39%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.46%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.46%) InDesign
9 2 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.46%) SPSS
10 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.39%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.46%) Eikon
3 2 (0.46%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.46%) Aligne
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.46%) Endur
3 2 (0.46%) RMDS
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.54%) Google App Engine
4 11 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (30.02%) DNS
2 108 (24.94%) DHCP
3 102 (23.56%) HTTP
4 97 (22.40%) TCP/IP
5 70 (16.17%) Firewall
6 52 (12.01%) SMTP
7 48 (11.09%) Internet
8 43 (9.93%) SSL
9 35 (8.08%) WAN
10 34 (7.85%) LAN
10 34 (7.85%) VPN
11 33 (7.62%) Telnet
12 31 (7.16%) SSH
13 29 (6.70%) SNMP
14 28 (6.47%) NAS
15 27 (6.24%) HTTPS
16 23 (5.31%) SAN
17 18 (4.16%) MPLS
18 16 (3.70%) Wireless
19 15 (3.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.16%) DB2
4 17 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.70%) MySQL
5 16 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (2.77%) MS Access
8 11 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.08%) DTS
10 8 (1.85%) Base SAS
10 8 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.69%) Crystal Enterprise
15 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (2.31%) Subversion
1 10 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.08%) Selenium
2 9 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.85%) Toad
4 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.39%) MSI
6 5 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.69%) JIRA
8 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.46%) Redmine
9 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.46%) Trac
10 1 (0.23%) NUnit
10 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 80 (18.48%) Finance
2 39 (9.01%) Banking
3 32 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.24%) Retail
5 20 (4.62%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.46%) Legal
7 13 (3.00%) Marketing
8 12 (2.77%) Military
9 11 (2.54%) Publishing
10 7 (1.62%) Billing
10 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.92%) International Banking
12 3 (0.69%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Law
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.46%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (21.25%) Analyst
2 56 (12.93%) Developer
3 51 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (8.55%) Consultant
5 34 (7.85%) Support Analyst
6 33 (7.62%) Architect
7 30 (6.93%) Administrator
8 23 (5.31%) Applications Support
8 23 (5.31%) Web Engineer
9 19 (4.39%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (2.77%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (2.77%) Programmer
12 11 (2.54%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.31%) Help Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.31%) Tester
13 10 (2.31%) Help Desk Support
13 10 (2.31%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 9 (2.08%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.09%) .NET
2 65 (15.01%) Web Services
3 54 (12.47%) XML
4 42 (9.70%) HTML
5 31 (7.16%) Middleware
6 26 (6.00%) CSS
7 19 (4.39%) SOAP
8 17 (3.93%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (3.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 16 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.23%) ODBC
10 14 (3.23%) XSD
11 12 (2.77%) J2EE
11 12 (2.77%) Ajax
12 11 (2.54%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.31%) JSON
13 10 (2.31%) jQuery
13 10 (2.31%) HTML5
14 9 (2.08%) WCF
14 9 (2.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.93%) AS400
4 15 (3.46%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.54%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.31%) Smartcard
6 10 (2.31%) Smartphone
6 10 (2.31%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.31%) Open Source
7 9 (2.08%) iSeries
7 9 (2.08%) Clustering
7 9 (2.08%) PKI
8 8 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.62%) W3C
10 6 (1.39%) Replication
10 6 (1.39%) PDA
10 6 (1.39%) Statistics
10 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 190 (43.88%) Windows
2 108 (24.94%) Linux
3 82 (18.94%) UNIX
4 35 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.62%) Solaris
6 30 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (4.62%) AIX
7 20 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.16%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.93%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.39%) HPUX
11 6 (1.39%) SUSE
12 5 (1.15%) OS/400
12 5 (1.15%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.69%) CentOS
13 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.32%) E-Commerce
2 44 (10.16%) ITIL
3 42 (9.70%) Migration
4 27 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (5.08%) DevOps
6 19 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (4.16%) Integration Testing
8 17 (3.93%) Unit Testing
8 17 (3.93%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 16 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (3.70%) Network Management
9 16 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.70%) ETL
10 15 (3.46%) Boundary Protection
11 14 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.23%) CRM
11 14 (3.23%) Project Management
11 14 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.00%) MVC
12 13 (3.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.17%) SQL
2 54 (12.47%) PowerShell
3 52 (12.01%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.62%) Java
5 30 (6.93%) Shell Script
6 28 (6.47%) C#
7 21 (4.85%) VBScript
8 18 (4.16%) VB
9 17 (3.93%) C
10 14 (3.23%) Perl
10 14 (3.23%) PHP
10 14 (3.23%) RPG
11 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.77%) Python
13 11 (2.54%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.31%) Ruby
14 10 (2.31%) AWK
14 10 (2.31%) sed
15 9 (2.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 42 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.85%) Degree
3 21 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.85%) CCNP
4 20 (4.62%) CCIE
5 18 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.93%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.70%) CISSP
8 14 (3.23%) MCP
9 10 (2.31%) A+ Certification
9 10 (2.31%) MCDST
9 10 (2.31%) MCITP
10 8 (1.85%) MCSE
11 7 (1.62%) CCNA
12 5 (1.15%) ISEB
12 5 (1.15%) MBA
12 5 (1.15%) CFA
12 5 (1.15%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.70%) SLA
2 11 (2.54%) QA
3 7 (1.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) WAI
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (21.48%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.46%) Forefront TMG
4 14 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.54%) Xen
6 8 (1.85%) vSphere
7 7 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.62%) Firmware
8 5 (1.15%) NFS
8 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.92%) Postfix
9 4 (0.92%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.92%) Samba
10 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.69%) Snort
10 3 (0.69%) Squid
10 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.69%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (12.01%) SCOM
2 41 (9.47%) SCCM
3 14 (3.23%) Puppet
4 13 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (2.08%) Nagios
6 9 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.39%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.15%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.69%) Control-M
9 3 (0.69%) Nessus
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.69%) nmon
10 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.46%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.46%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.46%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 150 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.86%) Oracle
3 50 (11.55%) VMware
4 40 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 39 (9.01%) IBM
6 36 (8.31%) Citrix
7 30 (6.93%) HP
7 30 (6.93%) Cisco
8 16 (3.70%) SAP
9 15 (3.46%) Reuters
9 15 (3.46%) Akamai
10 14 (3.23%) Sun
11 13 (3.00%) Bloomberg
12 12 (2.77%) Clearswift
12 12 (2.77%) Google
13 10 (2.31%) CQG
13 10 (2.31%) Adobe
14 9 (2.08%) Symantec
14 9 (2.08%) TIBCO
15 8 (1.85%) Remedy
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago