The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 431 454 442
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing FTP 210 160 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 2.08% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 123 77
Median daily rate £425 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
7783 7710 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.20% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4258 3619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 426 377
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 84 £446 +18.86% 16
South East +24 58 £410 +5.80% 7
Yorkshire +16 29 £500 +81.81% 8
North West -13 15 £360 +20.18% 3
North East -46 9 £325 +10.16% 1
South West +5 6 £393 +26.61% 4
East of England 0 4 £439 +6.36% 6
West Midlands -10 3 £438 +50.21%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 160 (40.20%) DNS
2 146 (36.68%) Linux
3 145 (36.43%) HTTP
4 136 (34.17%) Windows
5 125 (31.41%) TCP/IP
6 121 (30.40%) Microsoft
7 110 (27.64%) DHCP
8 108 (27.14%) SSL
9 95 (23.87%) Java
10 92 (23.12%) Firewall
11 85 (21.36%) IPsec
12 82 (20.60%) Configuration Management
13 80 (20.10%) Unix
13 80 (20.10%) WebSphere
14 77 (19.35%) IIS
15 72 (18.09%) VMware
16 71 (17.84%) Finance
16 71 (17.84%) IBM
17 70 (17.59%) Cisco
18 69 (17.34%) VPN
19 63 (15.83%) Oracle
19 63 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 60 (15.08%) Security Cleared
20 60 (15.08%) Jenkins
21 58 (14.57%) Puppet
22 55 (13.82%) SMTP
23 53 (13.32%) .NET
23 53 (13.32%) SQL
23 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
24 50 (12.56%) Internet

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (20.10%) WebSphere
2 77 (19.35%) IIS
3 42 (10.55%) Tomcat
4 39 (9.80%) Jetty
4 39 (9.80%) nginx
5 38 (9.55%) Apache
6 22 (5.53%) MQSeries
7 19 (4.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (4.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 15 (3.77%) Skype for Business
10 14 (3.52%) MS Exchange
10 14 (3.52%) SharePoint
11 12 (3.02%) CMS
12 11 (2.76%) Oracle 10gAS
12 11 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
12 11 (2.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (2.51%) PowerExchange
14 6 (1.51%) CICS
14 6 (1.51%) Oracle Spatial
14 6 (1.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (6.53%) MS Excel
1 26 (6.53%) MS Office
2 11 (2.76%) ProjectWise
3 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.01%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Maximo
1 3 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.25%) Exstream
2 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (4.77%) Google App Engine
3 19 (4.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.51%) Office 365
5 4 (1.01%) GitHub
5 4 (1.01%) PaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 3 (0.75%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (40.20%) DNS
2 145 (36.43%) HTTP
3 125 (31.41%) TCP/IP
4 110 (27.64%) DHCP
5 108 (27.14%) SSL
6 92 (23.12%) Firewall
7 85 (21.36%) IPsec
8 69 (17.34%) VPN
9 55 (13.82%) SMTP
10 50 (12.56%) Internet
10 50 (12.56%) SSH
11 36 (9.05%) HTTPS
11 36 (9.05%) LDAP
12 32 (8.04%) NetScaler
13 30 (7.54%) Reverse Proxy
14 29 (7.29%) LAN
15 28 (7.04%) WAN
16 26 (6.53%) SNMP
17 23 (5.78%) Network Security
18 21 (5.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 25 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.03%) MySQL
5 18 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 16 (4.02%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.02%) DB2
7 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.51%) PowerCenter
10 8 (2.01%) MS Access
10 8 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (1.51%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.51%) Easytrieve
12 6 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 60 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 48 (12.06%) Travis CI
3 11 (2.76%) Log4j
3 11 (2.76%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (2.76%) StarTeam
4 9 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.26%) XMLSpy
5 7 (1.76%) LoadRunner
6 6 (1.51%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.51%) Toad
7 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.01%) Ant
8 4 (1.01%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.01%) JIRA
8 4 (1.01%) LoadUI
8 4 (1.01%) Maven
8 4 (1.01%) Selenium
8 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 71 (17.84%) Finance
2 18 (4.52%) Banking
3 15 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.02%) Publishing
5 6 (1.51%) Front Office
6 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.01%) Back Office
7 4 (1.01%) Billing
7 4 (1.01%) Games
7 4 (1.01%) Legal
7 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.01%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (14.82%) Analyst
2 52 (13.07%) Developer
3 43 (10.80%) Network Engineer
4 28 (7.04%) Administrator
5 27 (6.78%) Consultant
6 26 (6.53%) Architect
7 25 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.28%) Web Analyst
9 17 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (4.27%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 15 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.77%) Tester
11 14 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (3.02%) Web Consultant
12 12 (3.02%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Designer
13 11 (2.76%) Senior Design Engineer
13 11 (2.76%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.32%) .NET
2 49 (12.31%) Web Services
3 48 (12.06%) J2EE
4 41 (10.30%) SOAP
5 39 (9.80%) Servlets
6 34 (8.54%) XML
7 31 (7.79%) Middleware
8 29 (7.29%) REST
9 19 (4.77%) ISPF
10 18 (4.52%) JMS
10 18 (4.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (4.27%) IBM Integration Bus
12 15 (3.77%) HTML
13 13 (3.27%) CSS
13 13 (3.27%) EDI
13 13 (3.27%) JSON
14 12 (3.02%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.02%) XSLT
15 11 (2.76%) WSDL
16 10 (2.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.53%) Mainframe
3 22 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.03%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.52%) DataPower
6 14 (3.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (2.76%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.51%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.26%) CESG
10 8 (2.01%) iPad
11 7 (1.76%) Clustering
12 6 (1.51%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.51%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.51%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.51%) VSAM
13 5 (1.26%) Digital Media
13 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.26%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 146 (36.68%) Linux
2 136 (34.17%) Windows
3 80 (20.10%) Unix
4 24 (6.03%) AIX
4 24 (6.03%) Solaris
5 23 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (5.28%) Windows Server
8 20 (5.03%) CentOS
9 16 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.77%) Ubuntu
11 14 (3.52%) Windows Vista
12 13 (3.27%) MVS
12 13 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (3.02%) Windows XP
14 10 (2.51%) SUSE
15 8 (2.01%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.01%) zOS
16 5 (1.26%) Debian
16 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.60%) Configuration Management
2 50 (12.56%) DevOps
3 42 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (9.80%) ITIL
5 37 (9.30%) Migration
6 34 (8.54%) Automated Testing
7 28 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (6.28%) Load Balancing
8 25 (6.28%) Open Source
9 22 (5.53%) Project Management
10 21 (5.28%) Unit Testing
11 20 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (4.77%) SOA
13 17 (4.27%) Asset Management
13 17 (4.27%) Change Management
13 17 (4.27%) Data Analysis
13 17 (4.27%) ITIL V3
14 16 (4.02%) Target Operating Model
15 15 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (3.52%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.87%) Java
2 53 (13.32%) SQL
3 46 (11.56%) Perl
4 42 (10.55%) Python
5 31 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 30 (7.54%) Bash Shell
7 23 (5.78%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.77%) C
8 19 (4.77%) JCL
9 17 (4.27%) REXX
10 14 (3.52%) Ruby
11 13 (3.27%) PHP
12 11 (2.76%) C++
13 10 (2.51%) C#
14 9 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.26%) Tcl
15 7 (1.76%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.76%) ActionScript 2.0
15 7 (1.76%) VB
16 6 (1.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (6.03%) Degree
5 15 (3.77%) CCNP
6 13 (3.27%) CCNA
7 9 (2.26%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (2.26%) CISSP
8 7 (1.76%) CEH
9 6 (1.51%) ISEB
10 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.01%) CCSE
11 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.01%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (2.76%) HL7
3 10 (2.51%) SLA
4 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.51%) SEPA
6 5 (1.26%) RMADS
7 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.75%) WCAG
8 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.25%) BS7799
System Software
1 63 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (12.31%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.28%) Xen
4 24 (6.03%) Samba
5 19 (4.77%) Time Sharing Option
5 19 (4.77%) UAG
6 14 (3.52%) Sendmail
7 9 (2.26%) Docker
7 9 (2.26%) NFS
7 9 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.76%) StorNext
8 7 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.76%) vSphere
8 7 (1.76%) XenApp
9 5 (1.26%) Postfix
10 4 (1.01%) GPFS
10 4 (1.01%) KVM
10 4 (1.01%) Squid
10 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 58 (14.57%) Puppet
2 28 (7.04%) Nagios
3 27 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (3.02%) Ansible
7 9 (2.26%) Control-M
8 5 (1.26%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.01%) Cacti
9 4 (1.01%) Ganglia
9 4 (1.01%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.75%) cPanel
10 3 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.75%) nmon
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.75%) systemd
11 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 121 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 72 (18.09%) VMware
3 71 (17.84%) IBM
4 70 (17.59%) Cisco
5 63 (15.83%) Oracle
6 47 (11.81%) Red Hat
7 36 (9.05%) Citrix
8 33 (8.29%) HP
9 32 (8.04%) F5
10 31 (7.79%) CheckPoint
11 23 (5.78%) NetApp
12 22 (5.53%) Google
13 21 (5.28%) CA
14 17 (4.27%) SAP
15 15 (3.77%) Blue Coat
15 15 (3.77%) IronPort
15 15 (3.77%) Remedy
16 13 (3.27%) BMC
17 12 (3.02%) Axway
18 11 (2.76%) Informatica
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