The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 36 42
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.76% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.45% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.56 £30.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +49.38%
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
24 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.03% 16.83% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 28
Median daily rate £525 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) OAT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP