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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-41.92% -28.25%
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
37 28 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.77% 7.71% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 45
Median daily rate £370 £350 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +42.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (50.00%) 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%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft