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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 424 423 360
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -63
Contract jobs citing FTP 161 161 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.43% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 80 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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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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 +2 70 £420 +9.09% 15
South East -29 23 £388 -13.88% 6
North East - 23 £295 -
North West -9 16 £300 +27.45% 4
Yorkshire -13 16 £275 -15.38% 4
East of England +23 10 £413 +39.83% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £400 +60.00% 1
South West 0 2 £310 -7.46% 3
West Midlands -16 2 £291 -40.56%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 128 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 121 (36.23%) Windows
3 112 (33.53%) Linux
4 109 (32.63%) DNS
5 102 (30.54%) HTTP
6 97 (29.04%) DHCP
7 91 (27.25%) TCP/IP
8 88 (26.35%) .NET
9 82 (24.55%) SQL
10 74 (22.16%) SQL Server
11 72 (21.56%) SSL
12 64 (19.16%) IIS
13 63 (18.86%) Finance
14 59 (17.66%) Configuration Management
15 58 (17.37%) VMware
16 54 (16.17%) MS Excel
17 51 (15.27%) Java
18 50 (14.97%) Oracle
19 49 (14.67%) Puppet
20 47 (14.07%) IBM
20 47 (14.07%) IPsec
21 44 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (12.57%) DevOps
23 41 (12.28%) Relational Database
23 41 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
23 41 (12.28%) UNIX
24 40 (11.98%) Web Services
24 40 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
24 40 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
25 39 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (19.16%) IIS
2 33 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 32 (9.58%) WebSphere
4 31 (9.28%) Apache
5 22 (6.59%) Jetty
5 22 (6.59%) nginx
6 20 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.50%) Lync
10 5 (1.50%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.60%) InDesign
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.60%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Maximo
1 6 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.90%) BusinessWare
3 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.60%) ZaiNet
4 2 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.60%) Endur
4 2 (0.60%) Aligne
4 2 (0.60%) Eikon
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (6.29%) Google App Engine
3 21 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.10%) SaaS
5 7 (2.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (32.63%) DNS
2 102 (30.54%) HTTP
3 97 (29.04%) DHCP
4 91 (27.25%) TCP/IP
5 72 (21.56%) SSL
6 47 (14.07%) IPsec
7 38 (11.38%) Firewall
8 34 (10.18%) SMTP
9 25 (7.49%) VPN
10 23 (6.89%) SSH
11 22 (6.59%) HTTPS
12 20 (5.99%) Internet
13 17 (5.09%) WAN
13 17 (5.09%) NAS
14 16 (4.79%) SAN
14 16 (4.79%) Wireless
15 13 (3.89%) LAN
15 13 (3.89%) Ethernet
16 11 (3.29%) Telnet
17 10 (2.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.88%) RDBMS
4 32 (9.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 31 (9.28%) MySQL
6 30 (8.98%) MongoDB
7 28 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (6.59%) NoSQL
8 22 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.29%) DB2
11 9 (2.69%) MS Access
12 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.80%) DTS
15 4 (1.20%) SQLite
15 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (11.08%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.59%) Subversion
4 8 (2.40%) Selenium
5 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.10%) Toad
5 7 (2.10%) JIRA
6 6 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.50%) Trac
7 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.50%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.50%) MSI
8 4 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.20%) Redmine
9 3 (0.90%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.90%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.60%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.60%) JUnit
10 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 63 (18.86%) Finance
2 33 (9.88%) Manufacturing
3 32 (9.58%) Banking
4 21 (6.29%) Retail
5 20 (5.99%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.29%) Legal
7 8 (2.40%) Publishing
7 8 (2.40%) Marketing
8 7 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.80%) Billing
10 4 (1.20%) Electronics
11 3 (0.90%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.90%) Front Office
11 3 (0.90%) Military
12 2 (0.60%) Back Office
12 2 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (20.06%) Analyst
2 37 (11.08%) Developer
3 29 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (7.78%) Programmer
5 24 (7.19%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.89%) Applications Support
7 21 (6.29%) VB Programmer
8 20 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (5.69%) Web Engineer
10 16 (4.79%) Architect
10 16 (4.79%) Administrator
11 15 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (4.19%) Tester
12 14 (4.19%) Consultant
13 12 (3.59%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.29%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (2.69%) Business Analyst
16 8 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
17 7 (2.10%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.35%) .NET
2 40 (11.98%) Web Services
3 37 (11.08%) XML
4 23 (6.89%) J2EE
5 21 (6.29%) Servlets
6 18 (5.39%) HTML
7 17 (5.09%) WCF
8 14 (4.19%) SOAP
9 13 (3.89%) JSON
10 11 (3.29%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.99%) Middleware
12 7 (2.10%) Ajax
13 6 (1.80%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (1.80%) REST
14 5 (1.50%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (1.50%) ADO.NET
14 5 (1.50%) DHTML
14 5 (1.50%) WinForms
15 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.78%) Open Source
2 15 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.99%) PKI
4 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.40%) GIS
5 8 (2.40%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.50%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.50%) iSeries
7 5 (1.50%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.50%) EFT
7 5 (1.50%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.50%) PDA
7 5 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.50%) Replication
7 5 (1.50%) AS400
7 5 (1.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 121 (36.23%) Windows
2 112 (33.53%) Linux
3 41 (12.28%) UNIX
4 31 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.89%) Solaris
8 12 (3.59%) AIX
8 12 (3.59%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.29%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.29%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.80%) HPUX
12 5 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.50%) CentOS
13 4 (1.20%) Debian
13 4 (1.20%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.20%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.66%) Configuration Management
2 44 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (12.57%) DevOps
4 41 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.98%) E-Commerce
6 29 (8.68%) Automated Testing
7 26 (7.78%) Migration
8 20 (5.99%) ITIL
9 19 (5.69%) OO
9 19 (5.69%) Unit Testing
10 18 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (5.39%) Microservices
11 14 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.19%) SOA
12 13 (3.89%) ETL
12 13 (3.89%) CRM
13 12 (3.59%) Project Management
13 12 (3.59%) OOP
13 12 (3.59%) Quantitative Risk Management
14 10 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (24.55%) SQL
2 51 (15.27%) Java
3 33 (9.88%) C#
4 28 (8.38%) PowerShell
4 28 (8.38%) VB
5 27 (8.08%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.19%) C
7 21 (6.29%) VB6
8 12 (3.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.69%) Python
9 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.69%) Ruby
10 8 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.10%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (2.10%) VBScript
11 7 (2.10%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.80%) COBOL
13 5 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.69%) Degree
3 14 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.29%) MCP
6 10 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.40%) CCNP
8 6 (1.80%) MBA
8 6 (1.80%) CFA
8 6 (1.80%) MCSE
8 6 (1.80%) IBM Certification
9 5 (1.50%) CCNA
9 5 (1.50%) CCIE
9 5 (1.50%) RHCE
9 5 (1.50%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.50%) MCT
9 5 (1.50%) MCITP
9 5 (1.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.79%) SLA
1 16 (4.79%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.30%) GAAP
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
2 1 (0.30%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 39 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.08%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.39%) Xen
4 12 (3.59%) vSphere
5 10 (2.99%) Firmware
6 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.10%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.80%) XenApp
9 5 (1.50%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.20%) Snort
10 4 (1.20%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.20%) Postfix
10 4 (1.20%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (1.20%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.90%) qmail
12 2 (0.60%) NFS
13 1 (0.30%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 49 (14.67%) Puppet
2 40 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (8.68%) SCOM
4 17 (5.09%) SCCM
5 7 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.10%) Nagios
6 5 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.20%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (1.20%) MOM
7 4 (1.20%) SELinux
8 3 (0.90%) Iperf
9 2 (0.60%) Netcool
9 2 (0.60%) Control-M
9 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.60%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.60%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.30%) Ansible
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 128 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 58 (17.37%) VMware
3 50 (14.97%) Oracle
4 47 (14.07%) IBM
5 27 (8.08%) Citrix
6 22 (6.59%) Google
7 20 (5.99%) Cisco
7 20 (5.99%) HP
8 19 (5.69%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.29%) SAP
10 8 (2.40%) F5
11 7 (2.10%) NetApp
11 7 (2.10%) Reuters
11 7 (2.10%) Symantec
11 7 (2.10%) Sun
12 6 (1.80%) ESRI
12 6 (1.80%) Sybase
12 6 (1.80%) Cognos
12 6 (1.80%) EMC
13 5 (1.50%) Akamai
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