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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 371 422 413
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -9
Contract jobs citing FTP 217 138 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 2.11% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 88 94
Average daily rate
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£395 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £605 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £418
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.40 £28.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -43.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.40 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £16.40 £46.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -46.05%
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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +40 93 £410 -7.34% 18
South East +2 34 £408 +25.38% 5
North West +11 28 £425 +88.05%
East of England -11 23 £350 - 1
South West -7 22 £450 +38.46% 8
West Midlands -2 15 £375 -8.53% 2
Yorkshire -2 3 - - 8
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 145 (36.80%) Windows
2 141 (35.79%) HTTP
3 108 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 108 (27.41%) Linux
4 96 (24.37%) IIS
5 94 (23.86%) Oracle
6 90 (22.84%) SQL
7 83 (21.07%) UNIX
7 83 (21.07%) DNS
7 83 (21.07%) TCP/IP
8 79 (20.05%) XML
9 76 (19.29%) Finance
10 66 (16.75%) Firewall
11 64 (16.24%) .NET
11 64 (16.24%) Java
12 63 (15.99%) DHCP
13 56 (14.21%) WebSphere
14 55 (13.96%) SQL Server
15 54 (13.71%) Active Directory
16 53 (13.45%) Web Services
17 49 (12.44%) Tomcat
18 48 (12.18%) MS Excel
19 46 (11.68%) PowerShell
20 45 (11.42%) HTML
20 45 (11.42%) Internet
21 44 (11.17%) Migration
22 43 (10.91%) ITIL
23 41 (10.41%) Apache
24 40 (10.15%) JavaScript
24 40 (10.15%) VMware

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 96 (24.37%) IIS
2 56 (14.21%) WebSphere
3 49 (12.44%) Tomcat
4 41 (10.41%) Apache
5 17 (4.31%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.81%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.81%) WebLogic
6 15 (3.81%) Jetty
6 15 (3.81%) nginx
7 12 (3.05%) MQSeries
8 11 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.78%) WebLogic Integration
12 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.02%) CMS
14 3 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.76%) Documentum
Applications
1 48 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.33%) MS Office
3 14 (3.55%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.02%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.51%) SPSS
8 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.78%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.02%) RMDS
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (4.82%) Google App Engine
3 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (35.79%) HTTP
2 83 (21.07%) TCP/IP
2 83 (21.07%) DNS
3 66 (16.75%) Firewall
4 63 (15.99%) DHCP
5 45 (11.42%) Internet
6 38 (9.64%) SSL
7 33 (8.38%) LAN
8 32 (8.12%) HTTPS
8 32 (8.12%) Telnet
9 30 (7.61%) SNMP
10 29 (7.36%) SMTP
11 28 (7.11%) WAN
12 26 (6.60%) SSH
13 21 (5.33%) NAS
13 21 (5.33%) IPsec
14 19 (4.82%) MPLS
15 17 (4.31%) Network Security
16 16 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (3.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.58%) MySQL
4 17 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.06%) DB2
6 11 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.79%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (2.54%) Big Data
8 8 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.78%) MS Access
9 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.02%) QlikView
11 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.02%) OLAP
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.51%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.79%) Subversion
3 9 (2.28%) Selenium
4 7 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.78%) JUnit
4 7 (1.78%) Toad
4 7 (1.78%) JIRA
4 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.52%) Trac
5 6 (1.52%) Redmine
5 6 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.02%) ClearQuest
7 4 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.76%) JProfiler
8 3 (0.76%) Introscope
General
1 76 (19.29%) Finance
2 31 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.60%) Banking
4 15 (3.81%) Retail
5 10 (2.54%) Military
5 10 (2.54%) Legal
6 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.28%) Marketing
7 8 (2.03%) Publishing
8 5 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.02%) Automotive
9 4 (1.02%) Billing
9 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.02%) International Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (20.56%) Analyst
2 53 (13.45%) Developer
3 38 (9.64%) Architect
4 33 (8.38%) Administrator
5 29 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.11%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.85%) Consultant
8 24 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (4.82%) Applications Support
10 15 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (2.79%) ETL Developer
13 10 (2.54%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.28%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) Integration Analyst
15 8 (2.03%) Tester
15 8 (2.03%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.03%) Programmer
15 8 (2.03%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.05%) XML
2 64 (16.24%) .NET
3 53 (13.45%) Web Services
4 45 (11.42%) HTML
5 39 (9.90%) Middleware
6 37 (9.39%) CSS
7 31 (7.87%) SOAP
8 24 (6.09%) XSD
9 20 (5.08%) J2EE
10 19 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (4.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 15 (3.81%) JSON
12 15 (3.81%) EDI
12 15 (3.81%) Servlets
13 14 (3.55%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.55%) jQuery
14 13 (3.30%) REST
15 12 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (3.05%) JMS
16 11 (2.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.09%) AS400
3 23 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.06%) Open Source
5 12 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.79%) Firmware
6 11 (2.79%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.79%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.03%) Clustering
8 7 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.78%) W3C
9 6 (1.52%) Social Media
10 5 (1.27%) DataPower
10 5 (1.27%) iSeries
10 5 (1.27%) Replication
11 4 (1.02%) Life Science
11 4 (1.02%) Handset
11 4 (1.02%) STB
11 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 145 (36.80%) Windows
2 108 (27.41%) Linux
3 83 (21.07%) UNIX
4 31 (7.87%) Solaris
5 24 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.06%) AIX
8 13 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.79%) SUSE
10 10 (2.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.28%) HPUX
12 6 (1.52%) zOS
12 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.02%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.51%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.51%) OS/400
15 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.17%) Migration
2 43 (10.91%) ITIL
3 29 (7.36%) E-Commerce
4 27 (6.85%) SOA
4 27 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (5.58%) Configuration Management
6 20 (5.08%) DevOps
7 19 (4.82%) Unit Testing
8 18 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (4.31%) Network Management
10 16 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (3.55%) Integration Testing
11 14 (3.55%) UML
12 13 (3.30%) ERP
12 13 (3.30%) B2B
12 13 (3.30%) Release Management
12 13 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.05%) Performance Testing
13 12 (3.05%) ETL
13 12 (3.05%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 90 (22.84%) SQL
2 64 (16.24%) Java
3 46 (11.68%) PowerShell
4 40 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.36%) Perl
6 24 (6.09%) Shell Script
7 23 (5.84%) PHP
8 21 (5.33%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.81%) VBScript
11 13 (3.30%) VB
11 13 (3.30%) VB.NET
12 12 (3.05%) Ruby
12 12 (3.05%) Korn
13 11 (2.79%) XPath
14 10 (2.54%) Groovy
14 10 (2.54%) C
14 10 (2.54%) RPG
15 9 (2.28%) C#
16 8 (2.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (7.36%) Degree
1 29 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (4.57%) CCNP
4 17 (4.31%) CCIE
5 16 (4.06%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.81%) CISSP
7 11 (2.79%) ISEB
7 11 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.79%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (1.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.27%) RHCE
11 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.27%) MCSE
12 4 (1.02%) CCNA
13 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.51%) MCPD
14 2 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.57%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.52%) QA
4 4 (1.02%) Basel III
5 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.31%) Xen
4 10 (2.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 10 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.27%) NFS
6 4 (1.02%) Samba
6 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.02%) Postfix
6 4 (1.02%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.76%) RACF
8 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.51%) Squid
8 2 (0.51%) qmail
8 2 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (7.11%) SCOM
2 21 (5.33%) Puppet
3 20 (5.08%) SCCM
4 14 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (3.55%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.52%) Nagios
7 5 (1.27%) nmon
8 4 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.02%) OpenView
9 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.76%) Nessus
9 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.51%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.51%) Cacti
10 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.51%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 108 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 94 (23.86%) Oracle
3 40 (10.15%) VMware
4 35 (8.88%) IBM
5 34 (8.63%) Cisco
6 27 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 26 (6.60%) HP
8 23 (5.84%) Google
9 22 (5.58%) Citrix
10 13 (3.30%) SAP
10 13 (3.30%) JBoss
10 13 (3.30%) Cognos
10 13 (3.30%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.28%) Adobe
11 9 (2.28%) Sun
11 9 (2.28%) Juniper
12 8 (2.03%) SunGard
12 8 (2.03%) Clearswift
13 7 (1.78%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.78%) Calypso
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent benifits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £405 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Wiltshire Constabulary
Rate: £22875
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Plymouth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago