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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 355 392 397
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +5
Contract jobs citing FTP 261 174 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 2.66% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 105 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £226 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £295 £395
% change year-on-year
+29.45% -25.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.93 £41.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.14% +215.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £22.58 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £50.47 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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
7861 6547 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 13.66% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4521 3677 3724
Average daily rate £365 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 419 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -15 95 £425 - 20
South East +11 53 £400 +33.55% 10
East of England +4 29 £350 - 3
North West -2 25 £425 +68.65% 2
South West -18 22 £443 -0.56% 13
West Midlands 0 19 £425 +11.84% 6
Yorkshire +4 8 £290 +16.00% 4
North East -32 8 £430 +4.24% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £388 +37.16%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 171 (38.69%) Windows
2 135 (30.54%) HTTP
3 124 (28.05%) Microsoft
4 114 (25.79%) Linux
5 107 (24.21%) IIS
6 104 (23.53%) DNS
7 103 (23.30%) Oracle
8 97 (21.95%) UNIX
9 87 (19.68%) SQL
10 86 (19.46%) TCP/IP
11 83 (18.78%) XML
12 80 (18.10%) DHCP
12 80 (18.10%) Finance
13 78 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 77 (17.42%) Firewall
15 70 (15.84%) Web Services
16 69 (15.61%) .NET
17 62 (14.03%) MS Excel
18 60 (13.57%) Java
19 56 (12.67%) SQL Server
20 54 (12.22%) Internet
21 52 (11.76%) WebSphere
22 50 (11.31%) Migration
23 47 (10.63%) Tomcat
23 47 (10.63%) PowerShell
24 46 (10.41%) JavaScript
25 44 (9.95%) HTML
26 42 (9.50%) E-Commerce
26 42 (9.50%) SMTP
26 42 (9.50%) Middleware

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 107 (24.21%) IIS
2 52 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 47 (10.63%) Tomcat
4 34 (7.69%) Apache
5 20 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 16 (3.62%) MQSeries
8 15 (3.39%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (2.49%) JBoss
11 9 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.04%) Jetty
11 9 (2.04%) nginx
12 8 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.81%) SAS
12 8 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.58%) WebLogic Integration
13 7 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 62 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 41 (9.28%) MS Office
3 13 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.90%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.45%) SPSS
9 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.90%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (0.90%) RMDS
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.23%) Shopify
6 1 (0.23%) Eikon
6 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.49%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (30.54%) HTTP
2 104 (23.53%) DNS
3 86 (19.46%) TCP/IP
4 80 (18.10%) DHCP
5 77 (17.42%) Firewall
6 54 (12.22%) Internet
7 42 (9.50%) SMTP
8 41 (9.28%) Telnet
9 40 (9.05%) SSL
10 38 (8.60%) HTTPS
11 33 (7.47%) LAN
12 31 (7.01%) NAS
13 30 (6.79%) SNMP
14 29 (6.56%) WAN
15 26 (5.88%) SSH
16 25 (5.66%) VPN
17 17 (3.85%) MPLS
17 17 (3.85%) Wireless
18 16 (3.62%) Network Security
19 15 (3.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.30%) MySQL
4 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.85%) DB2
5 14 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.49%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.26%) Big Data
8 9 (2.04%) MS Access
9 8 (1.81%) Base SAS
9 8 (1.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.90%) QlikView
14 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 9 (2.04%) Subversion
1 9 (2.04%) Selenium
1 9 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.36%) SoapUI
3 6 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (1.36%) JUnit
3 6 (1.36%) JIRA
3 6 (1.36%) Toad
4 5 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.13%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.13%) Bugzilla
4 5 (1.13%) Redmine
4 5 (1.13%) Trac
5 4 (0.90%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.68%) MSI
6 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (18.10%) Finance
2 31 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.33%) Banking
4 16 (3.62%) Retail
5 14 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.49%) Military
7 10 (2.26%) Marketing
8 9 (2.04%) Legal
9 7 (1.58%) Publishing
10 6 (1.36%) Automotive
11 5 (1.13%) Electronics
11 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.90%) International Banking
12 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.68%) Billing
14 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.45%) Law
15 1 (0.23%) Front Office
15 1 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (20.59%) Analyst
2 65 (14.71%) Developer
3 41 (9.28%) Architect
4 37 (8.37%) Consultant
4 37 (8.37%) Administrator
5 34 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 33 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.98%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.71%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.71%) Integration Analyst
12 11 (2.49%) ETL Developer
13 10 (2.26%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.04%) Test Engineer
14 9 (2.04%) Web Engineer
15 8 (1.81%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.78%) XML
2 70 (15.84%) Web Services
3 69 (15.61%) .NET
4 44 (9.95%) HTML
5 42 (9.50%) Middleware
6 37 (8.37%) CSS
7 33 (7.47%) SOAP
8 28 (6.33%) XSD
9 23 (5.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 21 (4.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 18 (4.07%) EDI
12 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET
13 16 (3.62%) ODBC
13 16 (3.62%) jQuery
13 16 (3.62%) JSON
14 15 (3.39%) J2EE
15 14 (3.17%) REST
16 12 (2.71%) JMS
17 11 (2.49%) WSDL
18 10 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.52%) AS400
3 19 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.71%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.49%) Clustering
7 8 (1.81%) Open Source
8 7 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.58%) W3C
8 7 (1.58%) Statistics
9 6 (1.36%) Life Science
9 6 (1.36%) PKI
9 6 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.36%) Replication
10 5 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.13%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.13%) STB
10 5 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 171 (38.69%) Windows
2 114 (25.79%) Linux
3 97 (21.95%) UNIX
4 37 (8.37%) Solaris
5 33 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.85%) AIX
9 12 (2.71%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.26%) SUSE
11 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.04%) HPUX
13 7 (1.58%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.36%) zOS
15 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.90%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.68%) Android
17 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.31%) Migration
2 42 (9.50%) E-Commerce
3 40 (9.05%) ITIL
4 30 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (5.66%) SOA
6 22 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (4.75%) ETL
8 18 (4.07%) DevOps
9 16 (3.62%) Integration Testing
9 16 (3.62%) Network Management
9 16 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (3.39%) Unit Testing
10 15 (3.39%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.17%) ERP
11 14 (3.17%) UML
12 13 (2.94%) B2B
12 13 (2.94%) Test Scripting
12 13 (2.94%) Quantitative Risk Management
13 12 (2.71%) Release Management
13 12 (2.71%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.68%) SQL
2 60 (13.57%) Java
3 47 (10.63%) PowerShell
4 46 (10.41%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.37%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.43%) Perl
7 21 (4.75%) PHP
8 20 (4.52%) VB
9 17 (3.85%) Korn
9 17 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.62%) VBScript
11 15 (3.39%) C
11 15 (3.39%) AWK
11 15 (3.39%) sed
12 14 (3.17%) C#
13 13 (2.94%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.71%) Ruby
14 12 (2.71%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.71%) Python
15 11 (2.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.01%) Degree
3 24 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.30%) CCNP
6 17 (3.85%) CCIE
7 15 (3.39%) CISSP
8 14 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.26%) ISEB
10 10 (2.26%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.58%) MCP
12 7 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (1.36%) MCSE
13 6 (1.36%) CCNA
14 5 (1.13%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.13%) MCDST
14 5 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.30%) SLA
2 9 (2.04%) QA
3 7 (1.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) Basel III
5 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) WAI
6 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.71%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (2.49%) Firmware
4 11 (2.49%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.26%) Xen
6 9 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.13%) NFS
7 5 (1.13%) vSphere
8 4 (0.90%) Samba
8 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.90%) Postfix
8 4 (0.90%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.68%) RACF
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.45%) Kerio MailServer
10 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (8.14%) SCOM
2 29 (6.56%) SCCM
3 15 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (2.71%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.49%) Puppet
6 9 (2.04%) Nagios
7 8 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.13%) nmon
10 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.68%) Nessus
10 3 (0.68%) OpenView
11 2 (0.45%) Cacti
11 2 (0.45%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.45%) WSUS
11 2 (0.45%) OMEGAMON
11 2 (0.45%) Foglight
11 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 124 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 103 (23.30%) Oracle
3 41 (9.28%) VMware
4 37 (8.37%) IBM
4 37 (8.37%) Red Hat
5 33 (7.47%) Cisco
6 30 (6.79%) HP
6 30 (6.79%) Citrix
7 19 (4.30%) SAP
8 16 (3.62%) Cognos
9 14 (3.17%) Sun
10 13 (2.94%) TIBCO
11 12 (2.71%) Google
12 11 (2.49%) Akamai
12 11 (2.49%) Reuters
13 10 (2.26%) Bloomberg
14 9 (2.04%) Clearswift
15 8 (1.81%) Remedy
15 8 (1.81%) Adobe
16 7 (1.58%) Calypso
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £1 - £999 per annum + (Negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £575 - £625 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago