The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 52 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing FTP 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.08% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.83% 5.60% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
FTP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 125 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.15% 15.82% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 16
Average daily rate £450 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Stevenage 0 8 - -
Watford -3 2 £475 +91.91%
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 - -
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (48.15%) IBM
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) GIS
2 12 (44.44%) ESRI
2 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SOAP
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (44.44%) SOA
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
2 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Maximo
2 12 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 12 (44.44%) SaaS
2 12 (44.44%) PaaS
2 12 (44.44%) REST
2 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (33.33%) Websense
4 9 (33.33%) Remedy

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (44.44%) SaaS
1 12 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) X.400
4 1 (3.70%) ATM
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) DWDM
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ChangeMan
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
1 12 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Maximo Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) SOAP
1 12 (44.44%) Web Services
1 12 (44.44%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) EDI
3 2 (7.41%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) GIS
1 12 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) EPoS
5 1 (3.70%) EFT
5 1 (3.70%) HACMP
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) SOA
1 12 (44.44%) ETL
1 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 9 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
2 2 (7.41%) RPG
2 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) REXX
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CCNA
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) IBM
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) ESRI
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (33.33%) Remedy
4 9 (33.33%) Websense
4 9 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) OpenText
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp