The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 56 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.12% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £418
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.40 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.40 £28.95
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -43.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.72% 18.02% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 39
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.46% -21.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.60 £27.50 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Essex region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Essex region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 8 (66.67%) Firmware
2 8 (66.67%) Telnet
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) Redmine
3 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Trac
3 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (50.00%) Use Case
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) RACF
4 3 (25.00%) JCL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (25.00%) CICS
1 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Broadband
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
1 8 (66.67%) Telnet
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
1 8 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Redmine
2 6 (50.00%) Trac
2 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) ISPF
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Firmware
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) STB
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) JCL
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Syncsort