The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 401 430 384
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -46
Contract jobs citing FTP 180 114 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.79% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 64 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £29.25 £33.29 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% +26.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £31.47 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £41.70 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-25.94% +31.66%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6875 6386 8296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.71% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3409 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 427 646
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
FTP
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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 July 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
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 July 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 +38 71 £410 -13.68% 11
South East -2 34 £360 +30.90% 10
East of England -5 24 £248 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -3 17 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +12 15 £325 +30.00% 3
North West +7 15 £323 -2.27% 3
South West -21 2 £315 -3.07% 3
East Midlands 0 1 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
FTP
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FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 133 (38.89%) Windows
2 119 (34.80%) HTTP
3 101 (29.53%) Linux
4 98 (28.65%) Oracle
5 91 (26.61%) UNIX
6 88 (25.73%) SQL
7 87 (25.44%) Microsoft
8 83 (24.27%) Finance
9 69 (20.18%) XML
10 68 (19.88%) IIS
11 64 (18.71%) DNS
12 56 (16.37%) Firewall
13 55 (16.08%) TCP/IP
14 54 (15.79%) .NET
15 52 (15.20%) Java
16 51 (14.91%) SQL Server
17 48 (14.04%) ITIL
18 47 (13.74%) Migration
19 45 (13.16%) Web Services
20 44 (12.87%) Solaris
20 44 (12.87%) DHCP
21 43 (12.57%) Internet
21 43 (12.57%) WebSphere
22 40 (11.70%) IBM
23 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
24 37 (10.82%) Middleware
25 35 (10.23%) Active Directory
25 35 (10.23%) HTML
25 35 (10.23%) SSH
25 35 (10.23%) Oracle Database

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (19.88%) IIS
2 43 (12.57%) WebSphere
3 31 (9.06%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.60%) Apache
5 17 (4.97%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.51%) MS Exchange
9 9 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
10 8 (2.34%) MQSeries
10 8 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.34%) Jetty
10 8 (2.34%) nginx
10 8 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.75%) OpenROAD
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.88%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.19%) MS Office
3 7 (2.05%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.05%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (1.17%) ZaiNet
4 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.17%) RMDS
4 4 (1.17%) Endur
4 4 (1.17%) Aligne
5 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.92%) Google App Engine
2 10 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (34.80%) HTTP
2 64 (18.71%) DNS
3 56 (16.37%) Firewall
4 55 (16.08%) TCP/IP
5 44 (12.87%) DHCP
6 43 (12.57%) Internet
7 35 (10.23%) SSH
8 29 (8.48%) HTTPS
8 29 (8.48%) SSL
9 25 (7.31%) SMTP
10 22 (6.43%) NAS
11 19 (5.56%) Wireless
12 18 (5.26%) WAN
13 17 (4.97%) Telnet
14 16 (4.68%) LAN
15 15 (4.39%) VPN
16 13 (3.80%) IPsec
17 10 (2.92%) Broadband
18 8 (2.34%) SNMP
18 8 (2.34%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.80%) MySQL
6 11 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (3.22%) MS Access
7 9 (2.63%) Big Data
7 9 (2.63%) DB2
8 8 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.75%) Ingres
11 4 (1.17%) OLAP
11 4 (1.17%) QlikView
11 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.22%) Toad
2 11 (3.22%) JUnit
2 11 (3.22%) JIRA
2 11 (3.22%) Subversion
3 8 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.34%) Selenium
3 8 (2.34%) Trac
4 7 (2.05%) Redmine
4 7 (2.05%) Bugzilla
5 6 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.75%) ClearQuest
5 6 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.17%) Maven
6 4 (1.17%) Ant
6 4 (1.17%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.17%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.88%) JProfiler
7 3 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 83 (24.27%) Finance
2 23 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.68%) Banking
4 9 (2.63%) Military
5 8 (2.34%) Legal
6 7 (2.05%) Billing
6 7 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.75%) Front Office
7 6 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (1.75%) Retail
8 5 (1.46%) Electronics
9 4 (1.17%) Publishing
9 4 (1.17%) Automotive
10 3 (0.88%) German Language
10 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) International Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (25.73%) Analyst
2 58 (16.96%) Developer
3 35 (10.23%) Support Analyst
4 31 (9.06%) Administrator
5 24 (7.02%) Architect
6 23 (6.73%) Support Engineer
7 20 (5.85%) Applications Support
8 19 (5.56%) Consultant
9 16 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.22%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.22%) ETL Developer
10 11 (3.22%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (2.63%) Test Engineer
13 8 (2.34%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.05%) Junior
14 7 (2.05%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.18%) XML
2 54 (15.79%) .NET
3 45 (13.16%) Web Services
4 37 (10.82%) Middleware
5 35 (10.23%) HTML
6 30 (8.77%) CSS
7 23 (6.73%) SOAP
8 20 (5.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (4.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 17 (4.97%) JSON
9 17 (4.97%) XSD
10 13 (3.80%) jQuery
10 13 (3.80%) JMS
11 12 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.51%) J2EE
11 12 (3.51%) EDI
11 12 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (2.92%) WSDL
13 9 (2.63%) XHTML
13 9 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.85%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.26%) AS400
3 13 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.22%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.63%) Open Source
5 9 (2.63%) Firmware
5 9 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 9 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.05%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.46%) DataPower
8 5 (1.46%) Life Science
8 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.46%) Replication
8 5 (1.46%) Clustering
9 4 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.17%) Handset
9 4 (1.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 133 (38.89%) Windows
2 101 (29.53%) Linux
3 91 (26.61%) UNIX
4 44 (12.87%) Solaris
5 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.31%) AIX
7 22 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 16 (4.68%) SUSE
10 9 (2.63%) HPUX
11 7 (2.05%) zOS
12 6 (1.75%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.17%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.58%) MVS
14 2 (0.58%) OS/390
14 2 (0.58%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.04%) ITIL
2 47 (13.74%) Migration
3 29 (8.48%) SOA
4 19 (5.56%) Change Management
5 18 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (4.97%) Release Management
7 16 (4.68%) Performance Testing
8 15 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.09%) Integration Testing
10 13 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.51%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.51%) Security Testing
12 11 (3.22%) DevOps
12 11 (3.22%) ETL
12 11 (3.22%) ERP
12 11 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.22%) Automated Testing
13 10 (2.92%) BPEL
13 10 (2.92%) Web Development
13 10 (2.92%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.73%) SQL
2 52 (15.20%) Java
3 33 (9.65%) PowerShell
4 31 (9.06%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.06%) Perl
5 28 (8.19%) Shell Script
6 20 (5.85%) C
7 19 (5.56%) VB
8 18 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.26%) PHP
9 15 (4.39%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.39%) C#
10 13 (3.80%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.51%) Korn
11 12 (3.51%) VBScript
12 10 (2.92%) Ruby
12 10 (2.92%) Groovy
13 9 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 9 (2.63%) XPath
14 8 (2.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.43%) Degree
2 14 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.80%) ISEB
3 13 (3.80%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.75%) CCNA
9 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.46%) MCP
10 4 (1.17%) MCDST
10 4 (1.17%) MCITP
10 4 (1.17%) RHCE
10 4 (1.17%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.88%) MCSE
12 2 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.51%) SLA
2 9 (2.63%) QA
3 5 (1.46%) Basel III
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 16 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (2.63%) NFS
4 7 (2.05%) Xen
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.17%) Samba
6 4 (1.17%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.88%) vSphere
7 3 (0.88%) RACF
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.58%) qmail
8 2 (0.58%) Postfix
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 15 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (4.09%) SCOM
4 12 (3.51%) Puppet
5 9 (2.63%) SCCM
6 8 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (2.05%) nmon
8 4 (1.17%) OpenView
9 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.88%) Nagios
10 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.58%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.29%) Netcool
11 1 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 98 (28.65%) Oracle
2 87 (25.44%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.70%) IBM
4 23 (6.73%) Citrix
4 23 (6.73%) VMware
5 22 (6.43%) HP
5 22 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.26%) Cisco
7 14 (4.09%) Sun
8 13 (3.80%) Google
9 11 (3.22%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.22%) Cognos
9 11 (3.22%) SAP
10 10 (2.92%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.63%) NetApp
12 8 (2.34%) JBoss
12 8 (2.34%) Reuters
12 8 (2.34%) Bloomberg
13 7 (2.05%) F5
13 7 (2.05%) JD Edwards
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