The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 37 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.34% - 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.93% - 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£287 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
FTP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.20% 15.59% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 10
Average daily rate £300 £248 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.08% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.60 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Blackpool - 7 £275 -
Burnley - 5 £275 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £299 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Jetty
4 5 (50.00%) Google
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Xen
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) IIS

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Jetty
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) IPsec
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) AMQP
3 1 (10.00%) MQTT
3 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) EDI Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Servlets
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) EDI
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) JMX
3 1 (10.00%) JAAS
3 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Xen
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) webMethods
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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