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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 343 384 379
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -5
Contract jobs citing FTP 258 188 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.95% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 113 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £232 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £538 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.32% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £19.24 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £49.69 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -19.33%
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
7457 6376 7289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.34% 13.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3564 3609
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 428 603
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -23 96 £400 -3.03% 20
South East +11 55 £400 +33.55% 11
East of England +5 29 £350 +16.66% 6
South West -18 23 £443 +1.72% 6
West Midlands -3 17 £413 +18.27% 1
North West -14 17 £463 +95.97% 2
Yorkshire -3 10 £215 -14.00% 5
North East -24 8 £430 +4.24% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £388 +19.23%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 180 (40.36%) Windows
2 135 (30.27%) Microsoft
3 130 (29.15%) DNS
4 126 (28.25%) HTTP
5 121 (27.13%) Linux
6 108 (24.22%) IIS
7 105 (23.54%) DHCP
8 93 (20.85%) TCP/IP
8 93 (20.85%) UNIX
9 89 (19.96%) Active Directory
10 85 (19.06%) Finance
11 84 (18.83%) Oracle
12 79 (17.71%) Firewall
13 77 (17.26%) SQL
14 74 (16.59%) MS Excel
15 68 (15.25%) .NET
16 63 (14.13%) Web Services
17 58 (13.00%) SQL Server
18 57 (12.78%) E-Commerce
19 56 (12.56%) XML
20 52 (11.66%) MS Office
20 52 (11.66%) Internet
21 51 (11.43%) Java
22 50 (11.21%) Migration
23 49 (10.99%) VMware
23 49 (10.99%) JavaScript
23 49 (10.99%) SMTP
23 49 (10.99%) PowerShell
24 48 (10.76%) WebSphere
24 48 (10.76%) SCOM

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 108 (24.22%) IIS
2 48 (10.76%) WebSphere
2 48 (10.76%) Tomcat
3 38 (8.52%) Apache
4 22 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.59%) MQSeries
6 13 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.47%) JBoss
8 10 (2.24%) Jetty
8 10 (2.24%) nginx
9 9 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.79%) SAS
10 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.57%) WebLogic Integration
12 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.90%) CMS
13 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 52 (11.66%) MS Office
3 13 (2.91%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.90%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.45%) SPSS
10 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.90%) RMDS
3 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Eikon
3 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Aligne
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.22%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.69%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (29.15%) DNS
2 126 (28.25%) HTTP
3 105 (23.54%) DHCP
4 93 (20.85%) TCP/IP
5 79 (17.71%) Firewall
6 52 (11.66%) Internet
7 49 (10.99%) SMTP
8 42 (9.42%) SSL
9 40 (8.97%) Telnet
10 37 (8.30%) HTTPS
11 34 (7.62%) VPN
11 34 (7.62%) LAN
12 33 (7.40%) WAN
13 32 (7.17%) NAS
14 30 (6.73%) SNMP
15 28 (6.28%) SSH
16 21 (4.71%) Wireless
17 18 (4.04%) SAN
17 18 (4.04%) MPLS
18 17 (3.81%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.71%) MySQL
3 19 (4.26%) DB2
4 14 (3.14%) MS Access
4 14 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.79%) Base SAS
8 8 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (1.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.90%) Big Data
13 3 (0.67%) QlikView
13 3 (0.67%) DTS
13 3 (0.67%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.24%) Selenium
2 9 (2.02%) Subversion
3 7 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.35%) MSI
4 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.12%) JIRA
5 5 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.90%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.90%) ClearQuest
6 4 (0.90%) JUnit
6 4 (0.90%) Toad
6 4 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.90%) Trac
6 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.90%) Redmine
6 4 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 85 (19.06%) Finance
2 31 (6.95%) Telecoms
2 31 (6.95%) Banking
3 22 (4.93%) Retail
4 17 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.91%) Marketing
5 13 (2.91%) Legal
6 11 (2.47%) Military
7 8 (1.79%) Publishing
7 8 (1.79%) Billing
8 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Electronics
10 4 (0.90%) International Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (20.85%) Analyst
2 59 (13.23%) Developer
3 45 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (9.19%) Support Analyst
5 36 (8.07%) Architect
6 35 (7.85%) Consultant
7 34 (7.62%) Administrator
8 29 (6.50%) Applications Support
9 25 (5.61%) Support Engineer
10 17 (3.81%) Web Engineer
11 15 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.24%) Help Desk Support
13 10 (2.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.24%) Help Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Tester
14 9 (2.02%) Integration Analyst
14 9 (2.02%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.25%) .NET
2 63 (14.13%) Web Services
3 56 (12.56%) XML
4 45 (10.09%) HTML
5 35 (7.85%) CSS
6 29 (6.50%) Middleware
7 21 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 20 (4.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 20 (4.48%) SOAP
9 16 (3.59%) J2EE
9 16 (3.59%) XSD
10 14 (3.14%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.14%) ODBC
11 10 (2.24%) Servlets
11 10 (2.24%) XHTML
11 10 (2.24%) JSON
11 10 (2.24%) WCF
11 10 (2.24%) HTML5
12 9 (2.02%) EDI
13 8 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.59%) AS400
3 16 (3.59%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.47%) Clustering
5 10 (2.24%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.24%) Smartcard
5 10 (2.24%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.24%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.02%) Open Source
7 7 (1.57%) iSeries
7 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.57%) W3C
7 7 (1.57%) PKI
8 6 (1.35%) Replication
8 6 (1.35%) Statistics
8 6 (1.35%) STB
8 6 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 180 (40.36%) Windows
2 121 (27.13%) Linux
3 93 (20.85%) UNIX
4 38 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (7.17%) Solaris
5 32 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.04%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.81%) Windows Vista
8 17 (3.81%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.36%) AIX
10 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.47%) SUSE
11 9 (2.02%) HPUX
12 6 (1.35%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.90%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.67%) Android
14 3 (0.67%) CentOS
14 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.67%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (12.78%) E-Commerce
2 50 (11.21%) Migration
3 45 (10.09%) ITIL
4 30 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (5.16%) DevOps
6 18 (4.04%) Configuration Management
7 17 (3.81%) Integration Testing
8 16 (3.59%) ETL
8 16 (3.59%) CRM
8 16 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (3.59%) Unit Testing
8 16 (3.59%) Test Scripting
8 16 (3.59%) Network Management
9 14 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (3.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 13 (2.91%) SOA
11 12 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (2.47%) Performance Management
12 11 (2.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.26%) SQL
2 51 (11.43%) Java
3 49 (10.99%) JavaScript
3 49 (10.99%) PowerShell
4 34 (7.62%) Shell Script
5 22 (4.93%) Perl
6 21 (4.71%) PHP
7 20 (4.48%) VB
8 17 (3.81%) sed
8 17 (3.81%) VBScript
8 17 (3.81%) C#
8 17 (3.81%) AWK
8 17 (3.81%) Korn
9 16 (3.59%) C
10 14 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.91%) Python
12 12 (2.69%) RPG
13 10 (2.24%) Ruby
14 9 (2.02%) RPG IV
15 8 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (6.05%) Degree
4 21 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.48%) CCNP
6 19 (4.26%) CCIE
7 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (3.59%) CISSP
9 15 (3.36%) DV Cleared
10 14 (3.14%) MCP
11 10 (2.24%) MCITP
11 10 (2.24%) MCDST
11 10 (2.24%) A+ Certification
12 9 (2.02%) ISTQB
12 9 (2.02%) CCNA
12 9 (2.02%) ISEB
13 8 (1.79%) MCSE
14 7 (1.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.83%) SLA
2 14 (3.14%) QA
3 7 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) WAI
System Software
1 89 (19.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.14%) VMware ESX
4 13 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (2.47%) Xen
5 11 (2.47%) Firmware
6 8 (1.79%) vSphere
7 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (1.12%) NFS
10 4 (0.90%) Samba
10 4 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.90%) Postfix
10 4 (0.90%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.67%) RACF
11 3 (0.67%) Squid
11 3 (0.67%) Snort
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (10.76%) SCOM
2 38 (8.52%) SCCM
3 17 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (3.14%) Puppet
5 11 (2.47%) Nagios
6 9 (2.02%) Tivoli
6 9 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.67%) nmon
8 3 (0.67%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.67%) OpenView
8 3 (0.67%) Nessus
8 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.45%) Foglight
9 2 (0.45%) Control-M
9 2 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.45%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 135 (30.27%) Microsoft
2 84 (18.83%) Oracle
3 49 (10.99%) VMware
4 41 (9.19%) Red Hat
5 40 (8.97%) IBM
6 36 (8.07%) Cisco
6 36 (8.07%) Citrix
7 33 (7.40%) HP
8 17 (3.81%) Reuters
9 16 (3.59%) SAP
10 15 (3.36%) Bloomberg
11 13 (2.91%) Akamai
11 13 (2.91%) TIBCO
11 13 (2.91%) Sun
11 13 (2.91%) Google
12 10 (2.24%) Clearswift
12 10 (2.24%) CQG
12 10 (2.24%) Cognos
13 8 (1.79%) Remedy
13 8 (1.79%) Adobe
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Linkpoint Resources
Rate: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Excellent DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago