The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Lancashire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.69% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.06% 13.51% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 17
Average daily rate £250 £253 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £403 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -6.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
FTP
North West

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 16 April 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 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Toad
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) MVS
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (20.00%) XML

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Toad
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA