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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 45 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% 1.42% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 40.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £34.00 £28.95
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +17.44%
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
71 10 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.32% 3.56% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 3 30
Average daily rate £280 £150 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £250 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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 29 August 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
Preston - - - -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) PuTTY

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) VMware