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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 58 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% 0.50% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 2.82% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
FTP
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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
68 71 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.26% 17.75% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 3
Average daily rate £400 £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.86% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Servlets
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) SSL
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) IPsec
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) Google
4 5 (55.56%) Xen
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Jetty
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Jetty
2 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (55.56%) Google App Engine
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) EDI Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Xen
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods
2 1 (11.11%) SAP