The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 345 342 366
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing FTP 74 81 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 2.59% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 41
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£391 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3048 3125 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.03% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1936 1968
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £48.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the London region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in London

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the London region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

FTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 18 £373 -14.85% 4
Bromley - 6 £550 -
Ealing - 3 £330 -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Docklands, London -7 1 £403 -
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (33.83%) Linux
2 44 (33.08%) SQL
2 44 (33.08%) Microsoft
3 40 (30.08%) Windows
4 34 (25.56%) Finance
5 32 (24.06%) UNIX
6 31 (23.31%) DNS
7 30 (22.56%) DHCP
7 30 (22.56%) TCP/IP
8 26 (19.55%) IIS
9 25 (18.80%) SharePoint
10 24 (18.05%) MS Excel
10 24 (18.05%) .NET
11 22 (16.54%) HTTP
11 22 (16.54%) Banking
12 20 (15.04%) Java
13 19 (14.29%) VBA
13 19 (14.29%) MS Office
13 19 (14.29%) VMware
13 19 (14.29%) Firewall
13 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (13.53%) SCOM
14 18 (13.53%) IPsec
14 18 (13.53%) Cisco
15 17 (12.78%) HP
15 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
15 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
16 16 (12.03%) SMTP
17 15 (11.28%) IBM
17 15 (11.28%) SSL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (19.55%) IIS
2 25 (18.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.02%) CICS
3 12 (9.02%) Lync
4 10 (7.52%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.02%) Jetty
5 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.02%) nginx
6 6 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.76%) Mule
7 5 (3.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.01%) PowerExchange
8 4 (3.01%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.01%) Mule ESB
9 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.50%) WordPress
11 1 (0.75%) LiveLink
Applications
1 24 (18.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.75%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.75%) Agresso
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Google App Engine
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) DNS
2 30 (22.56%) TCP/IP
2 30 (22.56%) DHCP
3 22 (16.54%) HTTP
4 19 (14.29%) Firewall
5 18 (13.53%) IPsec
6 16 (12.03%) SMTP
7 15 (11.28%) SSL
8 11 (8.27%) VPN
9 10 (7.52%) Wireless
9 10 (7.52%) SSH
10 9 (6.77%) LAN
11 8 (6.02%) VoIP
11 8 (6.02%) WAN
11 8 (6.02%) LDAP
11 8 (6.02%) SAN
12 7 (5.26%) NAS
13 6 (4.51%) 4G
13 6 (4.51%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) DB2
3 12 (9.02%) IMS/DB
4 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.02%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.01%) PowerCenter
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.50%) MS Access
10 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.51%) JIRA
3 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.01%) Subversion
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.26%) Ant
4 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.26%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.75%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) Redmine
5 1 (0.75%) Trac
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 22 (16.54%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) General Ledger
4 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.01%) Front Office
7 3 (2.26%) Retail
8 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 2 (1.50%) Legal
8 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) French Language
9 1 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) Analyst
3 14 (10.53%) Administrator
4 9 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Consultant
5 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (4.51%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.76%) Data Network Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.05%) .NET
2 15 (11.28%) HTML
3 11 (8.27%) J2EE
4 10 (7.52%) Web Services
5 9 (6.77%) XML
6 8 (6.02%) Servlets
7 7 (5.26%) WCF
8 6 (4.51%) 802.1X
8 6 (4.51%) Middleware
8 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.01%) FFmpeg
10 3 (2.26%) Grails
10 3 (2.26%) DAO
10 3 (2.26%) Spring
10 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.26%) CSS
10 3 (2.26%) JMS
11 2 (1.50%) EDIFACT
11 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.01%) CLARiiON
6 4 (3.01%) MPEG
6 4 (3.01%) Wiki
6 4 (3.01%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.26%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.26%) PKI
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) DTV
8 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Linux
2 40 (30.08%) Windows
3 32 (24.06%) UNIX
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.52%) MVS
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.26%) AIX
7 4 (3.01%) SUSE
8 3 (2.26%) VMS
8 3 (2.26%) OS/390
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) zOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
2 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.27%) DevOps
4 10 (7.52%) TDD
5 9 (6.77%) Automated Testing
5 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.02%) Workflow
6 8 (6.02%) SDLC
6 8 (6.02%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.26%) ETL
8 6 (4.51%) Migration
8 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
8 6 (4.51%) Change Control
8 6 (4.51%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.76%) Workflow Management
9 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.08%) SQL
2 20 (15.04%) Java
3 19 (14.29%) VBA
4 15 (11.28%) C#
4 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.02%) JCL
5 12 (9.02%) COBOL
6 11 (8.27%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.02%) C
8 7 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.26%) Perl
9 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.76%) Python
11 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.26%) Groovy
12 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.26%) PHP
13 2 (1.50%) C++
13 2 (1.50%) ABAP
13 2 (1.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) CCNP
3 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.01%) Degree
5 2 (1.50%) MCT
5 2 (1.50%) MBA
5 2 (1.50%) CFA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.76%) NFS
5 5 (3.76%) Samba
5 5 (3.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (3.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.01%) Docker
7 3 (2.26%) XenApp
7 3 (2.26%) vSphere
8 2 (1.50%) Firmware
8 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) IAG
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) SCOM
2 12 (9.02%) Control-M
2 12 (9.02%) Puppet
3 10 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.51%) MOM
4 6 (4.51%) NetCrunch
4 6 (4.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.01%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.26%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.26%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (33.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) VMware
3 18 (13.53%) Cisco
4 17 (12.78%) HP
5 15 (11.28%) IBM
5 15 (11.28%) Oracle
6 11 (8.27%) Veritas
7 10 (7.52%) Symantec
8 9 (6.77%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.77%) Dell
8 9 (6.77%) Blue Coat
9 8 (6.02%) Google
9 8 (6.02%) Juniper
9 8 (6.02%) Citrix
10 7 (5.26%) EMC
11 6 (4.51%) Nortel
11 6 (4.51%) BMC
11 6 (4.51%) Sybase
11 6 (4.51%) Avaya
11 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
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