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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 480 406 369
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -37
Contract jobs citing FTP 131 214 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 2.97% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 169
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £537 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 6
Median hourly rate £33.56 £21.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £9.60 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.56 £30.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +49.38%
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
6818 7207 7706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.23% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4081 4298 4490
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 448 427
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -15 47 £410 -2.08% 13
South East +6 41 £419 +1.45% 6
East of England -4 15 £220 -26.66% 3
Yorkshire +17 11 £410 -18.00% 2
North East -42 6 £515 +8.42%
East Midlands -3 5 £375 -21.00%
North West -7 3 £548 +53.68% 2
West Midlands -16 2 £300 - 2
South West +6 1 £215 -52.22% 5
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 113 (39.37%) Windows
2 106 (36.93%) HTTP
3 103 (35.89%) Linux
4 89 (31.01%) Unix
5 82 (28.57%) DNS
6 76 (26.48%) TCP/IP
7 72 (25.09%) Microsoft
8 66 (23.00%) Finance
9 64 (22.30%) Oracle
10 62 (21.60%) SQL
11 59 (20.56%) SQL Server
11 59 (20.56%) VMware
12 57 (19.86%) SSH
13 51 (17.77%) Firewall
14 49 (17.07%) Internet
14 49 (17.07%) SMTP
14 49 (17.07%) DHCP
15 48 (16.72%) Web Services
15 48 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (16.03%) IIS
17 45 (15.68%) Java
17 45 (15.68%) SSL
18 41 (14.29%) Middleware
19 40 (13.94%) IPsec
20 39 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 39 (13.59%) WebSphere
20 39 (13.59%) Red Hat
21 38 (13.24%) HP
21 38 (13.24%) Puppet
22 37 (12.89%) HTTPS

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 46 (16.03%) IIS
2 39 (13.59%) WebSphere
3 31 (10.80%) Apache
4 25 (8.71%) Tomcat
5 19 (6.62%) nginx
6 18 (6.27%) Jetty
6 18 (6.27%) Mongrel
6 18 (6.27%) MS Exchange
7 11 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.48%) JBoss
9 9 (3.14%) SharePoint
10 8 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (2.09%) SAS
12 6 (2.09%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
14 4 (1.39%) MQSeries
15 3 (1.05%) iPlanet
Applications
1 26 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.83%) MS Project
3 7 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.74%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.39%) Exstream
2 4 (1.39%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.05%) Unica
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.35%) Movex
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.48%) Google App Engine
5 8 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.39%) Boomi
6 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 4 (1.39%) Office 365
6 4 (1.39%) PaaS
6 4 (1.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.70%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 106 (36.93%) HTTP
2 82 (28.57%) DNS
3 76 (26.48%) TCP/IP
4 57 (19.86%) SSH
5 51 (17.77%) Firewall
6 49 (17.07%) DHCP
6 49 (17.07%) Internet
6 49 (17.07%) SMTP
7 45 (15.68%) SSL
8 40 (13.94%) IPsec
9 37 (12.89%) HTTPS
10 34 (11.85%) VPN
11 28 (9.76%) NAS
12 25 (8.71%) SAN
13 19 (6.62%) WAN
14 18 (6.27%) BGP
15 17 (5.92%) MPLS
15 17 (5.92%) OSPF
15 17 (5.92%) Telnet
16 16 (5.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.10%) MySQL
3 18 (6.27%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.44%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.44%) Big Data
8 7 (2.44%) DB2
8 7 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) BigTable
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.62%) Travis CI
3 8 (2.79%) ClearCase
4 7 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.44%) XMLSpy
5 6 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.09%) JIRA
5 6 (2.09%) Metasploit
5 6 (2.09%) Subversion
6 5 (1.74%) Ant
6 5 (1.74%) Maven
6 5 (1.74%) Toad
7 4 (1.39%) JMeter
7 4 (1.39%) JUnit
7 4 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.39%) StarTeam
7 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.05%) XMLUnit
General
1 66 (23.00%) Finance
2 31 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.23%) Marketing
4 14 (4.88%) Electronics
5 13 (4.53%) Banking
6 12 (4.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.09%) Retail
8 5 (1.74%) Advertising
8 5 (1.74%) Legal
9 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.39%) Law
10 3 (1.05%) Back Office
10 3 (1.05%) Local Government
11 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 43 (14.98%) Developer
2 24 (8.36%) Architect
3 23 (8.01%) Analyst
4 20 (6.97%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (5.23%) Administrator
7 14 (4.88%) Consultant
8 13 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.53%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.18%) Technical Leader
10 11 (3.83%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.83%) Test Leader
11 10 (3.48%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.48%) Integration Architect
12 8 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.79%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (2.44%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.72%) Web Services
2 41 (14.29%) Middleware
3 33 (11.50%) XML
4 31 (10.80%) SOAP
5 25 (8.71%) HTML
6 23 (8.01%) .NET
7 22 (7.67%) CSS
8 20 (6.97%) Servlets
9 18 (6.27%) J2EE
10 15 (5.23%) LAMP
11 14 (4.88%) JMS
11 14 (4.88%) REST
11 14 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (4.53%) XSLT
13 10 (3.48%) Spring
13 10 (3.48%) XSD
13 10 (3.48%) XSL
14 9 (3.14%) ISPF
15 8 (2.79%) WSDL
16 7 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.23%) Client/Server
3 15 (5.23%) Virtual Team
4 14 (4.88%) Tandem
5 11 (3.83%) CESG
5 11 (3.83%) Clustering
5 11 (3.83%) Cryptography
5 11 (3.83%) DataPower
6 10 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.48%) iSeries
7 9 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (3.14%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.44%) EFT
9 6 (2.09%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.09%) PKI
10 5 (1.74%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.74%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (39.37%) Windows
2 103 (35.89%) Linux
3 89 (31.01%) Unix
4 25 (8.71%) Windows Server
5 24 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.57%) Solaris
8 14 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.83%) AIX
10 10 (3.48%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.48%) Windows Vista
11 9 (3.14%) CentOS
11 9 (3.14%) zOS
12 7 (2.44%) Android
13 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.74%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.74%) SUSE
15 4 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.39%) MVS
16 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (9.76%) DevOps
5 26 (9.06%) Change Management
6 24 (8.36%) ITIL
6 24 (8.36%) Migration
7 23 (8.01%) SOA
8 22 (7.67%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.67%) SDLC
9 21 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.97%) Service Delivery
11 18 (6.27%) B2B
11 18 (6.27%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (5.92%) Project Management
13 15 (5.23%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (5.23%) ETL
14 14 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
14 14 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.60%) SQL
2 45 (15.68%) Java
3 31 (10.80%) Python
4 23 (8.01%) Bash Shell
5 20 (6.97%) Perl
6 19 (6.62%) PHP
6 19 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.53%) JCL
8 13 (4.53%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.83%) Ruby
10 9 (3.14%) C
11 8 (2.79%) ActionScript
11 8 (2.79%) ActionScript 2.0
11 8 (2.79%) C#
11 8 (2.79%) R
11 8 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.09%) XQuery
13 5 (1.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.32%) Degree
5 16 (5.57%) CISSP
6 15 (5.23%) CCNA
6 15 (5.23%) CEH
7 13 (4.53%) CCNP
8 11 (3.83%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.79%) AWS Certification
10 8 (2.79%) CCIE
11 6 (2.09%) MCSA
11 6 (2.09%) RHCT
12 5 (1.74%) CISM
12 5 (1.74%) ISEB
12 5 (1.74%) MCSE
13 4 (1.39%) CISA
14 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.32%) QA
2 8 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.74%) RMADS
4 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.05%) ISO20022
5 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) WCAG
7 1 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.53%) Xen
4 12 (4.18%) NFS
5 11 (3.83%) Sendmail
5 11 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.48%) Time Sharing Option
7 8 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.79%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.44%) HDFS
8 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.74%) Veritas File System
9 5 (1.74%) vSphere
10 4 (1.39%) Firmware
10 4 (1.39%) XenApp
11 3 (1.05%) Docker
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (13.24%) Puppet
2 16 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (4.88%) OpenView
5 12 (4.18%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.83%) Nagios
6 11 (3.83%) SCCM
7 10 (3.48%) SCOM
8 7 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.09%) vRealize
10 5 (1.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.39%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (1.05%) EMC Navisphere
12 3 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.05%) NetApp OnCommand
12 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 72 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 64 (22.30%) Oracle
3 59 (20.56%) VMware
4 39 (13.59%) Red Hat
5 38 (13.24%) HP
6 36 (12.54%) IBM
7 32 (11.15%) Cisco
8 22 (7.67%) SAP
9 19 (6.62%) Citrix
10 15 (5.23%) Google
11 14 (4.88%) NetApp
12 13 (4.53%) Opsware
13 12 (4.18%) EMC
13 12 (4.18%) Veritas
14 11 (3.83%) Brocade
14 11 (3.83%) Juniper
14 11 (3.83%) Sun
14 11 (3.83%) Symantec
15 7 (2.44%) Axway
15 7 (2.44%) F5
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