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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 392 347 377
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +30
Contract jobs citing FTP 168 200 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 3.41% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 118 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +32.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.12% -31.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £17.50 £29.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £23.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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
6828 5865 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.34% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3163 3097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 353 594
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -21 90 £450 +5.88% 16
South East -3 27 £345 -22.68% 8
East of England +8 26 £425 +14.86% 2
West Midlands +1 5 £420 +31.76%
Yorkshire -8 5 £215 -38.57% 4
South West -18 5 £288 -14.17% 6
North West -28 5 - - 3
East Midlands +14 2 - - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 177 (41.75%) Windows
2 138 (32.55%) Microsoft
3 130 (30.66%) DNS
4 116 (27.36%) DHCP
4 116 (27.36%) Linux
5 109 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 108 (25.47%) HTTP
7 91 (21.46%) IIS
8 79 (18.63%) Active Directory
9 74 (17.45%) UNIX
10 73 (17.22%) .NET
10 73 (17.22%) SQL
10 73 (17.22%) Finance
11 72 (16.98%) MS Excel
12 71 (16.75%) Firewall
13 65 (15.33%) Web Services
14 64 (15.09%) SQL Server
15 62 (14.62%) Oracle
16 61 (14.39%) SSL
17 59 (13.92%) MS Office
18 58 (13.68%) E-Commerce
19 56 (13.21%) XML
20 55 (12.97%) Java
21 49 (11.56%) PowerShell
22 48 (11.32%) SMTP
22 48 (11.32%) VMware
23 46 (10.85%) JavaScript
23 46 (10.85%) Internet
24 44 (10.38%) SCOM
25 42 (9.91%) Security Cleared

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 91 (21.46%) IIS
2 33 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 33 (7.78%) WebSphere
3 25 (5.90%) Apache
4 24 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.36%) JBoss
5 10 (2.36%) MQSeries
5 10 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.12%) nginx
6 9 (2.12%) Jetty
7 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.89%) SAS
8 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.94%) Confluence
10 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.92%) MS Office
3 10 (2.36%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.18%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.47%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.47%) SPSS
7 2 (0.47%) InDesign
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Markit EDM
1 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.47%) Aligne
2 2 (0.47%) Eikon
2 2 (0.47%) Endur
2 2 (0.47%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.36%) Google App Engine
4 10 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (30.66%) DNS
2 116 (27.36%) DHCP
3 109 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 108 (25.47%) HTTP
5 71 (16.75%) Firewall
6 61 (14.39%) SSL
7 48 (11.32%) SMTP
8 46 (10.85%) Internet
9 36 (8.49%) WAN
10 35 (8.25%) VPN
10 35 (8.25%) LAN
11 34 (8.02%) Telnet
12 29 (6.84%) IPsec
13 28 (6.60%) SSH
14 27 (6.37%) SNMP
15 26 (6.13%) HTTPS
16 25 (5.90%) NAS
17 21 (4.95%) SAN
18 19 (4.48%) MPLS
19 18 (4.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.78%) MySQL
4 25 (5.90%) RDBMS
5 20 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (4.48%) DB2
7 18 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.01%) MongoDB
9 16 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (2.12%) MS Access
13 9 (2.12%) DTS
14 8 (1.89%) Base SAS
14 8 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.07%) Subversion
2 13 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (2.12%) Selenium
5 8 (1.89%) Toad
6 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.42%) MSI
7 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.94%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.47%) JIRA
10 2 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.24%) NUnit
11 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 73 (17.22%) Finance
2 36 (8.49%) Banking
3 33 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.37%) Retail
5 24 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.07%) Legal
7 12 (2.83%) Military
8 11 (2.59%) Marketing
8 11 (2.59%) Publishing
9 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.71%) International Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
12 2 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 86 (20.28%) Analyst
2 49 (11.56%) Developer
3 47 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (7.55%) Consultant
4 32 (7.55%) Architect
5 31 (7.31%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.13%) Administrator
7 24 (5.66%) Web Engineer
8 19 (4.48%) Applications Support
9 16 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.30%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.83%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.59%) Programmer
14 10 (2.36%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.36%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (2.36%) Help Desk Support
14 10 (2.36%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 10 (2.36%) Help Desk Analyst
15 9 (2.12%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.22%) .NET
2 65 (15.33%) Web Services
3 56 (13.21%) XML
4 35 (8.25%) HTML
5 29 (6.84%) Middleware
6 20 (4.72%) SOAP
6 20 (4.72%) CSS
7 14 (3.30%) JSON
7 14 (3.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 14 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.30%) ODBC
7 14 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (3.30%) .NET Framework
8 13 (3.07%) XSD
9 12 (2.83%) J2EE
9 12 (2.83%) Ajax
10 11 (2.59%) WCF
11 9 (2.12%) EDI
12 8 (1.89%) jQuery
12 8 (1.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.13%) Open Source
2 16 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.07%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.59%) AS400
4 11 (2.59%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.36%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.36%) Smartcard
5 10 (2.36%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.36%) PKI
6 7 (1.65%) Replication
6 7 (1.65%) Clustering
7 6 (1.42%) iSeries
7 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.42%) PDA
7 6 (1.42%) Statistics
8 5 (1.18%) STB
8 5 (1.18%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.18%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 177 (41.75%) Windows
2 116 (27.36%) Linux
3 74 (17.45%) UNIX
4 33 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (7.08%) Solaris
7 22 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.25%) Windows 7
8 18 (4.25%) AIX
9 16 (3.77%) Windows Vista
10 14 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.18%) HPUX
12 5 (1.18%) i5/OS
13 4 (0.94%) OS/400
13 4 (0.94%) zOS
14 3 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.71%) SUSE
14 3 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.68%) E-Commerce
2 39 (9.20%) Configuration Management
3 37 (8.73%) ITIL
4 35 (8.25%) DevOps
4 35 (8.25%) Migration
5 32 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (4.25%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 17 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (3.77%) Network Management
9 16 (3.77%) Integration Testing
9 16 (3.77%) OO
10 15 (3.54%) Project Management
10 15 (3.54%) ETL
10 15 (3.54%) Boundary Protection
11 14 (3.30%) Microservices
11 14 (3.30%) Unit Testing
11 14 (3.30%) Validation
11 14 (3.30%) Automated Testing
12 13 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.22%) SQL
2 55 (12.97%) Java
3 49 (11.56%) PowerShell
4 46 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.84%) C#
5 29 (6.84%) Shell Script
6 21 (4.95%) C
7 19 (4.48%) VBScript
8 18 (4.25%) VB
9 13 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.07%) Perl
10 12 (2.83%) Python
11 11 (2.59%) PHP
12 10 (2.36%) sed
12 10 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.36%) AWK
12 10 (2.36%) Ruby
13 9 (2.12%) Korn
13 9 (2.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 42 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (5.66%) CCNP
4 22 (5.19%) CCIE
5 20 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.48%) Degree
7 18 (4.25%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.77%) CISSP
9 13 (3.07%) MCP
10 10 (2.36%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.36%) MCDST
10 10 (2.36%) MCITP
11 9 (2.12%) MCSE
12 7 (1.65%) CCNA
13 6 (1.42%) IBM Certification
14 5 (1.18%) CFA
14 5 (1.18%) MBA
15 4 (0.94%) MCT
15 4 (0.94%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.60%) SLA
2 13 (3.07%) QA
3 7 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) WAI
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (3.07%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.83%) Xen
6 9 (2.12%) Firmware
6 9 (2.12%) vSphere
7 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.94%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.94%) NFS
10 3 (0.71%) Snort
10 3 (0.71%) Squid
10 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.47%) Kerio MailServer
11 2 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.47%) XenApp
11 2 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (10.38%) SCOM
2 36 (8.49%) SCCM
3 33 (7.78%) Puppet
4 18 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.12%) Nagios
7 7 (1.65%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.18%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.71%) Control-M
9 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.71%) nmon
10 2 (0.47%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.47%) WSUS
10 2 (0.47%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.47%) Cacti
10 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 138 (32.55%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.62%) Oracle
3 48 (11.32%) VMware
4 36 (8.49%) Red Hat
4 36 (8.49%) IBM
4 36 (8.49%) Citrix
5 32 (7.55%) Cisco
6 28 (6.60%) HP
7 16 (3.77%) SAP
8 15 (3.54%) Akamai
9 13 (3.07%) Clearswift
9 13 (3.07%) Reuters
9 13 (3.07%) Sun
10 11 (2.59%) Google
10 11 (2.59%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.36%) Symantec
11 10 (2.36%) CQG
12 9 (2.12%) Dell
13 8 (1.89%) F5
13 8 (1.89%) Informatica
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