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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 396 444 392
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -52
Contract jobs citing FTP 188 118 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.80% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 71 102
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £31.30 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £33.70 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £34.00 £28.95
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +17.44%
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
7414 6538 8249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.59% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3628 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +28 81 £400 -15.78% 25
South East +7 39 £375 +7.14% 5
East of England -7 27 £338 +50.00% 4
North West +10 20 £323 +34.23% 2
West Midlands +5 13 £425 +6.18% 2
Yorkshire +3 5 - - 4
South West -34 2 £315 -3.07% 3
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 135 (39.47%) Windows
2 126 (36.84%) HTTP
3 100 (29.24%) Linux
4 92 (26.90%) Microsoft
5 90 (26.32%) Oracle
6 89 (26.02%) SQL
7 79 (23.10%) Finance
8 74 (21.64%) IIS
8 74 (21.64%) UNIX
9 68 (19.88%) XML
10 63 (18.42%) DNS
11 60 (17.54%) .NET
12 57 (16.67%) Java
13 55 (16.08%) TCP/IP
14 52 (15.20%) DHCP
14 52 (15.20%) Firewall
15 47 (13.74%) WebSphere
16 46 (13.45%) SQL Server
17 45 (13.16%) Web Services
18 43 (12.57%) ITIL
18 43 (12.57%) Active Directory
18 43 (12.57%) Middleware
19 42 (12.28%) Internet
20 41 (11.99%) Tomcat
20 41 (11.99%) Migration
21 39 (11.40%) PowerShell
22 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
23 36 (10.53%) IBM
24 34 (9.94%) HTML
24 34 (9.94%) Oracle Database

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (21.64%) IIS
2 47 (13.74%) WebSphere
3 41 (11.99%) Tomcat
4 30 (8.77%) Apache
5 19 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 17 (4.97%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.80%) MS Exchange
7 13 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.51%) MQSeries
8 12 (3.51%) Jetty
8 12 (3.51%) nginx
9 10 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
11 8 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.17%) CMS
14 3 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.73%) MS Office
3 9 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.58%) SPSS
8 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.05%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.17%) Endur
4 4 (1.17%) ZaiNet
4 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (1.17%) Aligne
4 4 (1.17%) RMDS
5 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (4.09%) Google App Engine
3 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (36.84%) HTTP
2 63 (18.42%) DNS
3 55 (16.08%) TCP/IP
4 52 (15.20%) DHCP
4 52 (15.20%) Firewall
5 42 (12.28%) Internet
6 31 (9.06%) SSL
7 28 (8.19%) HTTPS
8 26 (7.60%) SSH
9 24 (7.02%) SMTP
10 21 (6.14%) NAS
11 19 (5.56%) Telnet
12 18 (5.26%) Wireless
13 16 (4.68%) IPsec
14 14 (4.09%) VPN
15 13 (3.80%) SNMP
15 13 (3.80%) WAN
15 13 (3.80%) LAN
16 12 (3.51%) Broadband
17 8 (2.34%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.94%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.51%) MySQL
6 11 (3.22%) DB2
6 11 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (2.92%) Big Data
8 9 (2.63%) MS Access
9 8 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.17%) OLAP
11 4 (1.17%) QlikView
11 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.58%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.22%) Subversion
3 10 (2.92%) JUnit
3 10 (2.92%) Selenium
4 9 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.34%) JIRA
6 7 (2.05%) Trac
6 7 (2.05%) Redmine
6 7 (2.05%) Toad
6 7 (2.05%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.46%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.17%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.17%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.17%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
10 3 (0.88%) JProfiler
10 3 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 79 (23.10%) Finance
2 20 (5.85%) Banking
2 20 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.09%) Retail
4 10 (2.92%) Marketing
4 10 (2.92%) Legal
5 8 (2.34%) Military
6 7 (2.05%) Billing
6 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.46%) Front Office
7 5 (1.46%) Electronics
7 5 (1.46%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Automotive
8 4 (1.17%) International Banking
9 3 (0.88%) German Language
10 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (22.81%) Analyst
2 51 (14.91%) Developer
3 33 (9.65%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.19%) Architect
5 26 (7.60%) Support Engineer
5 26 (7.60%) Administrator
6 24 (7.02%) Consultant
7 19 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 14 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (3.22%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.22%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (3.22%) ETL Developer
10 9 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (2.63%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.34%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.05%) Tester
12 7 (2.05%) Programmer
12 7 (2.05%) Operations Analyst
13 6 (1.75%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.88%) XML
2 60 (17.54%) .NET
3 45 (13.16%) Web Services
4 43 (12.57%) Middleware
5 34 (9.94%) HTML
6 28 (8.19%) CSS
7 26 (7.60%) SOAP
8 19 (5.56%) XSD
9 17 (4.97%) J2EE
10 15 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (4.09%) jQuery
11 14 (4.09%) EDI
12 13 (3.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 13 (3.80%) JSON
13 12 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (3.51%) JMS
13 12 (3.51%) Servlets
14 11 (3.22%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.22%) WSDL
14 11 (3.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.02%) AS400
2 17 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.51%) Firmware
3 12 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.22%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.63%) Open Source
5 9 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.75%) Clustering
6 6 (1.75%) Life Science
6 6 (1.75%) STB
6 6 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.46%) DataPower
7 5 (1.46%) iSeries
7 5 (1.46%) Replication
7 5 (1.46%) W3C
8 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.17%) Handset
8 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (39.47%) Windows
2 100 (29.24%) Linux
3 74 (21.64%) UNIX
4 30 (8.77%) Solaris
5 20 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.26%) AIX
7 16 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.09%) SUSE
9 13 (3.80%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.22%) HPUX
11 8 (2.34%) zOS
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.17%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.58%) MVS
14 2 (0.58%) i5/OS
14 2 (0.58%) CentOS
14 2 (0.58%) OS/400
14 2 (0.58%) OS/390
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.57%) ITIL
2 41 (11.99%) Migration
3 27 (7.89%) SOA
4 18 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (4.97%) E-Commerce
6 16 (4.68%) Release Management
6 16 (4.68%) DevOps
7 14 (4.09%) Performance Testing
7 14 (4.09%) Unit Testing
7 14 (4.09%) Integration Testing
7 14 (4.09%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.51%) ETL
8 12 (3.51%) Change Management
8 12 (3.51%) Security Testing
9 11 (3.22%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.22%) ERP
9 11 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.02%) SQL
2 57 (16.67%) Java
3 39 (11.40%) PowerShell
4 32 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.60%) Perl
6 24 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 19 (5.56%) PHP
7 19 (5.56%) VB
8 17 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.09%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.80%) C
10 13 (3.80%) C#
11 12 (3.51%) Ruby
11 12 (3.51%) Korn
12 11 (3.22%) VBScript
13 10 (2.92%) XPath
13 10 (2.92%) Groovy
13 10 (2.92%) RPG
14 9 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 23 (6.73%) Degree
2 13 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 13 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.80%) ISEB
3 11 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (3.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.46%) CCNA
6 5 (1.46%) RHCE
7 4 (1.17%) MCP
7 4 (1.17%) MCSE
7 4 (1.17%) CCNP
8 3 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.88%) MCDST
8 3 (0.88%) MCITP
9 2 (0.58%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.51%) SLA
2 7 (2.05%) QA
3 5 (1.46%) Basel III
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.22%) Xen
4 10 (2.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.17%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.88%) RACF
8 2 (0.58%) Samba
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) NFS
8 2 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) qmail
8 2 (0.58%) Postfix
9 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (5.85%) SCOM
2 14 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (4.09%) Puppet
2 14 (4.09%) SCCM
2 14 (4.09%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (1.17%) OpenView
5 3 (0.88%) Nessus
5 3 (0.88%) Nagios
5 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.88%) nmon
6 2 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.58%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.58%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.58%) Foglight
6 2 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 92 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.32%) Oracle
3 36 (10.53%) IBM
4 29 (8.48%) VMware
5 24 (7.02%) HP
6 19 (5.56%) Citrix
7 18 (5.26%) Cisco
7 18 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 18 (5.26%) Google
8 15 (4.39%) TIBCO
9 13 (3.80%) Cognos
10 11 (3.22%) SAP
11 9 (2.63%) JBoss
11 9 (2.63%) Juniper
11 9 (2.63%) Sun
12 7 (2.05%) Adobe
12 7 (2.05%) Reuters
12 7 (2.05%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.05%) JD Edwards
12 7 (2.05%) F5
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