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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 47 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 1.25% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 8.89% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £525 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-46.83% +85.88%
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
107 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.74% 14.08% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 - -
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) Remedy
3 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (33.33%) SLA
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 8 (33.33%) Juniper
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (29.17%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (25.00%) SaaS
6 6 (25.00%) PaaS
6 6 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (25.00%) IaaS
6 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (25.00%) ISPF

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) IaaS
1 6 (25.00%) PaaS
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
1 8 (33.33%) LAN
1 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 4 (16.67%) SSH
2 4 (16.67%) Telepresence
2 4 (16.67%) Telnet
2 4 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) GIS
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) SOA Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) ISPF
1 6 (25.00%) REST
1 6 (25.00%) SOAP
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.50%) AS400
3 3 (12.50%) HACMP
3 3 (12.50%) iSeries
3 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) MVS
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) JCL
1 6 (25.00%) REXX
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) Remedy
3 8 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 8 (33.33%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) ESRI
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Tandberg