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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 355 382 415
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +33
Contract jobs citing FTP 246 172 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 2.63% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 103 85
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £226 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -24.17%
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
7745 6541 7792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.68% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3656 3798
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 414 586
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.17 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.35%
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +7 92 £425 - 19
South East +11 47 £400 +33.55% 8
East of England -5 27 £350 - 5
North West -5 25 £425 +68.65% 2
South West -17 22 £443 -0.56% 13
West Midlands -3 17 £425 +11.84% 8
North East -33 8 £430 +4.24% 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £290 +16.00% 4
East Midlands -2 3 £388 +37.16%
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 164 (38.50%) Windows
2 135 (31.69%) HTTP
3 116 (27.23%) Microsoft
4 113 (26.53%) Linux
5 104 (24.41%) IIS
6 99 (23.24%) Oracle
6 99 (23.24%) DNS
7 94 (22.07%) UNIX
8 85 (19.95%) TCP/IP
9 84 (19.72%) SQL
10 83 (19.48%) XML
11 77 (18.08%) Finance
12 75 (17.61%) DHCP
13 74 (17.37%) Firewall
14 72 (16.90%) Active Directory
15 69 (16.20%) Web Services
16 67 (15.73%) .NET
17 59 (13.85%) Java
18 56 (13.15%) SQL Server
18 56 (13.15%) MS Excel
19 53 (12.44%) Internet
20 52 (12.21%) WebSphere
21 47 (11.03%) Tomcat
22 46 (10.80%) JavaScript
22 46 (10.80%) Migration
23 45 (10.56%) PowerShell
24 44 (10.33%) HTML
25 41 (9.62%) Telnet
25 41 (9.62%) Middleware
26 40 (9.39%) SMTP

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 104 (24.41%) IIS
2 52 (12.21%) WebSphere
3 47 (11.03%) Tomcat
4 34 (7.98%) Apache
5 20 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.99%) MS Exchange
7 15 (3.52%) MQSeries
7 15 (3.52%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (2.58%) JBoss
10 9 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.11%) Jetty
10 9 (2.11%) nginx
11 8 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.88%) SAS
11 8 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
13 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.22%) MS Office
3 13 (3.05%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.94%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.47%) SPSS
9 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.94%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.94%) RMDS
4 3 (0.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) Shopify
6 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.58%) Google App Engine
4 11 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (31.69%) HTTP
2 99 (23.24%) DNS
3 85 (19.95%) TCP/IP
4 75 (17.61%) DHCP
5 74 (17.37%) Firewall
6 53 (12.44%) Internet
7 41 (9.62%) Telnet
8 40 (9.39%) SMTP
9 37 (8.69%) HTTPS
9 37 (8.69%) SSL
10 32 (7.51%) LAN
11 30 (7.04%) SNMP
11 30 (7.04%) NAS
12 28 (6.57%) WAN
13 24 (5.63%) SSH
14 19 (4.46%) VPN
15 17 (3.99%) MPLS
15 17 (3.99%) Wireless
16 16 (3.76%) Network Security
17 14 (3.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.46%) MySQL
4 17 (3.99%) DB2
4 17 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.58%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (2.35%) Big Data
8 9 (2.11%) MS Access
9 8 (1.88%) Base SAS
9 8 (1.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.94%) QlikView
14 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Selenium
1 9 (2.11%) Jenkins
1 9 (2.11%) Subversion
1 9 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.41%) JUnit
3 6 (1.41%) Toad
3 6 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (1.41%) JIRA
3 6 (1.41%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.17%) Trac
4 5 (1.17%) Redmine
4 5 (1.17%) Bugzilla
4 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.17%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.94%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.94%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 77 (18.08%) Finance
2 30 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.10%) Banking
4 14 (3.29%) Retail
5 13 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.58%) Military
7 10 (2.35%) Marketing
8 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 7 (1.64%) Publishing
9 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.17%) Automotive
9 5 (1.17%) Electronics
10 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.94%) International Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (19.72%) Analyst
2 65 (15.26%) Developer
3 40 (9.39%) Architect
4 37 (8.69%) Consultant
5 34 (7.98%) Administrator
6 31 (7.28%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (6.57%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.46%) Applications Support
9 13 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.82%) Integration Analyst
11 11 (2.58%) ETL Developer
12 10 (2.35%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (2.11%) Test Engineer
13 9 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.11%) Business Analyst
14 8 (1.88%) Tester
14 8 (1.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (19.48%) XML
2 69 (16.20%) Web Services
3 67 (15.73%) .NET
4 44 (10.33%) HTML
5 41 (9.62%) Middleware
6 37 (8.69%) CSS
7 33 (7.75%) SOAP
8 28 (6.57%) XSD
9 23 (5.40%) WebSphere MQ
10 21 (4.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 17 (3.99%) EDI
11 17 (3.99%) ASP.NET
12 16 (3.76%) ODBC
12 16 (3.76%) jQuery
12 16 (3.76%) JSON
13 15 (3.52%) J2EE
14 14 (3.29%) REST
15 12 (2.82%) JMS
16 11 (2.58%) WSDL
17 10 (2.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.69%) AS400
3 19 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.29%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 12 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.58%) Clustering
7 8 (1.88%) Open Source
8 7 (1.64%) Statistics
8 7 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.64%) W3C
9 6 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.41%) Replication
9 6 (1.41%) PKI
9 6 (1.41%) Life Science
10 5 (1.17%) iSeries
10 5 (1.17%) DataPower
10 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.17%) STB
10 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 164 (38.50%) Windows
2 113 (26.53%) Linux
3 94 (22.07%) UNIX
4 37 (8.69%) Solaris
5 32 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.99%) AIX
9 12 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.58%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.35%) SUSE
11 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.11%) HPUX
13 7 (1.64%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.41%) zOS
15 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.94%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.70%) Android
17 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (10.80%) Migration
2 39 (9.15%) E-Commerce
3 38 (8.92%) ITIL
4 30 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (5.87%) SOA
6 22 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (4.93%) ETL
8 18 (4.23%) DevOps
9 16 (3.76%) Network Management
9 16 (3.76%) Integration Testing
9 16 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (3.52%) Unit Testing
10 15 (3.52%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.29%) UML
11 14 (3.29%) ERP
12 13 (3.05%) Test Scripting
12 13 (3.05%) B2B
13 12 (2.82%) EAI
13 12 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.72%) SQL
2 59 (13.85%) Java
3 46 (10.80%) JavaScript
4 45 (10.56%) PowerShell
5 36 (8.45%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.63%) Perl
7 21 (4.93%) PHP
8 19 (4.46%) VB
9 17 (3.99%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.76%) Korn
10 16 (3.76%) VBScript
11 14 (3.29%) C
11 14 (3.29%) C#
11 14 (3.29%) AWK
11 14 (3.29%) sed
12 13 (3.05%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.82%) Python
13 12 (2.82%) Ruby
14 11 (2.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (8.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.57%) Degree
3 24 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.46%) CCNP
6 17 (3.99%) CCIE
7 15 (3.52%) CISSP
8 14 (3.29%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.35%) ISEB
10 10 (2.35%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (1.41%) CCNA
13 6 (1.41%) MCP
13 6 (1.41%) MCSE
14 5 (1.17%) MCITP
14 5 (1.17%) MCDST
14 5 (1.17%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.23%) SLA
2 9 (2.11%) QA
3 7 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.70%) Basel III
5 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (2.58%) Firmware
5 10 (2.35%) Xen
6 9 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.17%) NFS
8 4 (0.94%) Samba
8 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.94%) Postfix
8 4 (0.94%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.70%) vSphere
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.70%) RACF
10 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.47%) Squid
10 2 (0.47%) Snort
10 2 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (8.22%) SCOM
2 28 (6.57%) SCCM
3 15 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.58%) Puppet
6 9 (2.11%) Nagios
7 8 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.17%) nmon
10 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.70%) Nessus
10 3 (0.70%) OpenView
11 2 (0.47%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.47%) Tivoli NetView
11 2 (0.47%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.47%) Foglight
11 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 116 (27.23%) Microsoft
2 99 (23.24%) Oracle
3 39 (9.15%) VMware
4 36 (8.45%) Red Hat
4 36 (8.45%) IBM
5 32 (7.51%) Cisco
6 30 (7.04%) HP
7 27 (6.34%) Citrix
8 18 (4.23%) SAP
9 16 (3.76%) Cognos
10 14 (3.29%) Sun
11 13 (3.05%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.82%) Google
13 10 (2.35%) Reuters
13 10 (2.35%) Bloomberg
13 10 (2.35%) Akamai
14 9 (2.11%) Clearswift
15 8 (1.88%) Adobe
16 7 (1.64%) Remedy
16 7 (1.64%) Calypso
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