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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 44 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.67% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 6.90% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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
34 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.62% 13.88% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 14
Average daily rate £374 £225 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.11% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £431 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (69.23%) HTTP
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (46.15%) Google App Engine
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) Xen
3 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) Servlets
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Jetty
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (46.15%) Google App Engine
1 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
5 1 (7.69%) MQTT
5 1 (7.69%) AMQP
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) Toad
3 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) Servlets
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) ISPF
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) JMX
5 1 (7.69%) JAAS
5 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JCL
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Xen
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Google
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe