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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 412 449 432
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing FTP 216 164 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 2.18% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 117 85
Median daily rate £439 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+39.16% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 - £32.50
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
7814 7525 6422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4262 3548
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 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 430 370
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 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
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 28 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 71 £463 +15.62% 13
South East +30 61 £418 +1.82% 7
Yorkshire +33 34 £500 +73.91% 3
North West -6 17 £375 +25.02% 3
North East -49 13 £290 +0.69% 1
South West -1 7 £393 +26.61% 3
East of England 0 6 £495 +16.47% 3
East Midlands +10 3 - -
West Midlands -7 1 £500 +71.67% 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 150 (36.76%) HTTP
2 147 (36.03%) DNS
3 139 (34.07%) Windows
3 139 (34.07%) Linux
4 134 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 124 (30.39%) TCP/IP
6 101 (24.75%) DHCP
6 101 (24.75%) Java
7 95 (23.28%) SSL
8 91 (22.30%) Unix
8 91 (22.30%) IPsec
9 90 (22.06%) Firewall
10 88 (21.57%) WebSphere
11 80 (19.61%) IIS
12 77 (18.87%) Finance
13 75 (18.38%) Configuration Management
14 74 (18.14%) IBM
15 70 (17.16%) VMware
16 69 (16.91%) Security Cleared
17 66 (16.18%) Cisco
18 65 (15.93%) VPN
19 64 (15.69%) Oracle
20 61 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 60 (14.71%) SQL Server
22 59 (14.46%) Puppet
22 59 (14.46%) Jenkins
23 56 (13.73%) SC Cleared
24 54 (13.24%) SQL
25 52 (12.75%) DevOps
26 51 (12.50%) 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 88 (21.57%) WebSphere
2 80 (19.61%) IIS
3 46 (11.27%) Tomcat
4 43 (10.54%) Jetty
4 43 (10.54%) nginx
5 35 (8.58%) Apache
6 24 (5.88%) MQSeries
7 18 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (4.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 15 (3.68%) MS Exchange
10 13 (3.19%) SharePoint
10 13 (3.19%) Skype for Business
11 11 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
11 11 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (2.45%) CMS
12 10 (2.45%) PowerExchange
13 6 (1.47%) CICS
13 6 (1.47%) Oracle Spatial
14 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.86%) MS Office
3 10 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.21%) ProjectWise
5 4 (0.98%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.98%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Maximo
1 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.25%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (4.41%) Google App Engine
3 18 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.96%) Boomi
5 6 (1.47%) Office 365
6 5 (1.23%) PaaS
7 4 (0.98%) GitHub
7 4 (0.98%) IaaS
7 4 (0.98%) SaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.74%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 150 (36.76%) HTTP
2 147 (36.03%) DNS
3 124 (30.39%) TCP/IP
4 101 (24.75%) DHCP
5 95 (23.28%) SSL
6 91 (22.30%) IPsec
7 90 (22.06%) Firewall
8 65 (15.93%) VPN
9 51 (12.50%) Internet
10 49 (12.01%) SMTP
11 46 (11.27%) SSH
12 33 (8.09%) HTTPS
12 33 (8.09%) LDAP
13 30 (7.35%) NetScaler
14 28 (6.86%) Reverse Proxy
15 26 (6.37%) Network Security
16 24 (5.88%) BGP
17 23 (5.64%) WAN
18 22 (5.39%) OSPF
19 21 (5.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 25 (6.13%) MySQL
4 22 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.68%) RDBMS
6 15 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.94%) DB2
9 11 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.45%) PowerCenter
11 8 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.96%) MS Access
12 6 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.47%) Easytrieve
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.01%) Travis CI
3 11 (2.70%) Log4j
3 11 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (2.70%) StarTeam
4 9 (2.21%) XMLSpy
5 7 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.47%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.23%) Toad
8 4 (0.98%) Ant
8 4 (0.98%) LoadUI
8 4 (0.98%) Maven
8 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.98%) Subversion
8 4 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.74%) JIRA
9 3 (0.74%) Metasploit
General
1 77 (18.87%) Finance
2 20 (4.90%) Banking
3 12 (2.94%) Publishing
3 12 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.47%) Front Office
5 5 (1.23%) Back Office
5 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.23%) Marketing
6 4 (0.98%) Billing
6 4 (0.98%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.98%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.49%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (15.44%) Analyst
2 59 (14.46%) Developer
3 39 (9.56%) Network Engineer
4 30 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (7.11%) Architect
6 27 (6.62%) Consultant
7 24 (5.88%) Administrator
8 21 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (5.15%) Web Analyst
9 16 (3.92%) Project Manager
9 16 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.68%) Senior Network Engineer
11 14 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (3.43%) Tester
12 13 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (2.94%) Test Analyst
13 12 (2.94%) Web Consultant
13 12 (2.94%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (2.70%) Designer
14 11 (2.70%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.01%) .NET
2 48 (11.76%) J2EE
3 46 (11.27%) Web Services
4 43 (10.54%) Servlets
5 40 (9.80%) SOAP
6 36 (8.82%) Middleware
7 35 (8.58%) XML
8 29 (7.11%) REST
9 24 (5.88%) ISPF
10 20 (4.90%) IBM Integration Bus
10 20 (4.90%) JMS
11 18 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 14 (3.43%) HTML
13 13 (3.19%) CSS
14 12 (2.94%) EDI
14 12 (2.94%) LAMP
15 11 (2.70%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.70%) JSON
15 11 (2.70%) WSDL
15 11 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.86%) Mainframe
3 26 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.64%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
6 16 (3.92%) DataPower
7 14 (3.43%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.94%) CESG
9 10 (2.45%) iPad
10 8 (1.96%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.72%) Clustering
11 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.72%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.72%) Tandem
12 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.47%) VSAM
13 5 (1.23%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 139 (34.07%) Linux
1 139 (34.07%) Windows
2 91 (22.30%) Unix
3 23 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (5.39%) AIX
5 20 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.90%) Solaris
6 17 (4.17%) CentOS
6 17 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 16 (3.92%) MVS
7 16 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.70%) SUSE
9 11 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 11 (2.70%) zOS
10 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.38%) Configuration Management
2 52 (12.75%) DevOps
3 49 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (10.54%) ITIL
5 40 (9.80%) Migration
6 35 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (7.60%) Automated Testing
8 25 (6.13%) Project Management
9 24 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 23 (5.64%) Open Source
11 20 (4.90%) Change Management
11 20 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 19 (4.66%) SOA
13 18 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (4.41%) ETL
13 18 (4.41%) ITIL V3
14 17 (4.17%) Data Analysis
15 16 (3.92%) Asset Management
15 16 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (3.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 101 (24.75%) Java
2 54 (13.24%) SQL
3 46 (11.27%) Perl
3 46 (11.27%) Python
4 32 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 31 (7.60%) Bash Shell
6 24 (5.88%) JCL
7 22 (5.39%) JavaScript
7 22 (5.39%) REXX
8 17 (4.17%) Ruby
9 16 (3.92%) C
10 12 (2.94%) C++
11 11 (2.70%) PHP
12 10 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.96%) C#
14 7 (1.72%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (1.72%) sed
14 7 (1.72%) Tcl
14 7 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (16.91%) Security Cleared
2 56 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.86%) Degree
4 24 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.68%) CCNP
6 12 (2.94%) CCNA
6 12 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (2.94%) CISSP
7 10 (2.45%) CEH
8 9 (2.21%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.47%) ISEB
10 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.74%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (0.74%) CCSE
11 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.49%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.17%) QA
2 10 (2.45%) HL7
3 8 (1.96%) RMADS
4 7 (1.72%) SLA
5 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.47%) SEPA
6 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) WCAG
7 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.25%) BS7799
System Software
1 61 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.52%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.13%) Xen
4 24 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
5 23 (5.64%) Samba
6 19 (4.66%) UAG
7 14 (3.43%) Sendmail
8 8 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.96%) StorNext
9 7 (1.72%) Docker
9 7 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.72%) XenApp
10 6 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (1.47%) vSphere
11 5 (1.23%) NFS
12 3 (0.74%) GPFS
12 3 (0.74%) KVM
12 3 (0.74%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.74%) Squid
13 2 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 59 (14.46%) Puppet
2 29 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.37%) Nagios
4 13 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (2.70%) Ansible
6 10 (2.45%) Control-M
7 6 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.74%) Cacti
9 3 (0.74%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.74%) nmon
10 2 (0.49%) cPanel
10 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 134 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 74 (18.14%) IBM
3 70 (17.16%) VMware
4 66 (16.18%) Cisco
5 64 (15.69%) Oracle
6 45 (11.03%) Red Hat
7 36 (8.82%) Citrix
8 35 (8.58%) CheckPoint
8 35 (8.58%) HP
9 30 (7.35%) F5
10 23 (5.64%) NetApp
11 22 (5.39%) Google
12 18 (4.41%) CA
12 18 (4.41%) SAP
13 15 (3.68%) Informatica
14 13 (3.19%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.94%) Axway
15 12 (2.94%) BMC
15 12 (2.94%) IronPort
15 12 (2.94%) Remedy
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