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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 70 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.58% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 2.94% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £297 £395
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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
138 102 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.25% 19.73% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 71
Average daily rate £333 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £177 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.35 £40.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.62% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 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
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) UMTS
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
2 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 4 (44.44%) RTP
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) ASN.1
2 4 (44.44%) Handset
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Akamai

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) UMTS
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) RTP
1 4 (44.44%) ASN.1
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
1 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Akamai