The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 355 368 349
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing FTP 66 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.04% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 47
Median daily rate £446 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 - £32.50
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
2908 2984 2766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.43% 13.39% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 1958 1848
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 94 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 10 £588 +38.23% 7
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Ealing 0 3 - -
Chiswick - 3 - -
Harrow - 1 £350 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 51 (41.46%) Linux
2 46 (37.40%) HTTP
3 37 (30.08%) DNS
3 37 (30.08%) Java
4 34 (27.64%) IPsec
5 33 (26.83%) Windows
6 30 (24.39%) SQL
6 30 (24.39%) DHCP
7 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
8 26 (21.14%) Unix
8 26 (21.14%) Finance
9 24 (19.51%) Puppet
10 22 (17.89%) SSL
10 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
11 21 (17.07%) DevOps
12 20 (16.26%) XML
13 18 (14.63%) Web Services
13 18 (14.63%) Perl
13 18 (14.63%) VPN
13 18 (14.63%) Red Hat
13 18 (14.63%) Middleware
13 18 (14.63%) Configuration Management
13 18 (14.63%) VMware
13 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
13 18 (14.63%) Bash Shell
13 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
13 18 (14.63%) WebSphere
14 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 15 (12.20%) IIS
3 11 (8.94%) MQSeries
4 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.69%) Apache
5 7 (5.69%) CMS
6 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 5 (4.07%) Jetty
7 5 (4.07%) nginx
8 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.44%) Drupal
9 3 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (2.44%) Joomla!
9 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.44%) WordPress
10 2 (1.63%) JBoss
10 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.81%) Confluence
11 1 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.50%) MS Office
3 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.25%) MS Project
5 3 (2.44%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.81%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (0.81%) Exstream
1 1 (0.81%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.44%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.44%) MailChimp
4 2 (1.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (37.40%) HTTP
2 37 (30.08%) DNS
3 34 (27.64%) IPsec
4 30 (24.39%) DHCP
5 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.89%) SSL
7 18 (14.63%) VPN
8 14 (11.38%) Firewall
9 13 (10.57%) HTTPS
9 13 (10.57%) VoIP
10 11 (8.94%) MPLS
10 11 (8.94%) SAN
11 10 (8.13%) BGP
11 10 (8.13%) EIGRP
11 10 (8.13%) Ethernet
11 10 (8.13%) LDAP
11 10 (8.13%) OSPF
11 10 (8.13%) SMTP
11 10 (8.13%) SSH
12 9 (7.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.94%) MySQL
4 11 (8.94%) RDBMS
5 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.57%) Travis CI
3 6 (4.88%) ClearCase
3 6 (4.88%) XMLSpy
4 4 (3.25%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.25%) LoadUI
4 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Ant
5 3 (2.44%) Maven
5 3 (2.44%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.63%) Gradle
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
6 2 (1.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) GitLab
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Back Office
3 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Front Office
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.01%) Developer
2 12 (9.76%) Analyst
2 12 (9.76%) Architect
3 10 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.69%) Administrator
5 7 (5.69%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Designer
6 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Tester
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) XML
2 18 (14.63%) Middleware
2 18 (14.63%) Web Services
3 14 (11.38%) SOAP
4 13 (10.57%) J2EE
4 13 (10.57%) REST
5 11 (8.94%) .NET
5 11 (8.94%) JMS
6 10 (8.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (6.50%) XSLT
8 7 (5.69%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (4.88%) EDI
9 6 (4.88%) JSON
9 6 (4.88%) WSDL
9 6 (4.88%) XSD
9 6 (4.88%) XSL
10 5 (4.07%) CSS
10 5 (4.07%) HTML
10 5 (4.07%) Servlets
11 3 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.50%) SWIFT
3 6 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.07%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.07%) DataPower
4 5 (4.07%) iPad
4 5 (4.07%) Tandem
5 4 (3.25%) Clustering
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.44%) CESG
6 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Linux
2 33 (26.83%) Windows
3 26 (21.14%) Unix
4 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.76%) CentOS
7 11 (8.94%) SUSE
8 9 (7.32%) Windows Server
9 8 (6.50%) AIX
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Vista
11 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.25%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.63%) Debian
14 2 (1.63%) Solaris
15 1 (0.81%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) DevOps
2 18 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (13.01%) Open Source
4 15 (12.20%) Migration
5 13 (10.57%) Asset Management
6 10 (8.13%) Automated Testing
6 10 (8.13%) EAI
6 10 (8.13%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (7.32%) ITIL
7 9 (7.32%) Microservices
7 9 (7.32%) SOA
8 8 (6.50%) Project Management
9 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.69%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.69%) OO
9 7 (5.69%) OOP
9 7 (5.69%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (4.88%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.08%) Java
2 30 (24.39%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 18 (14.63%) Perl
4 16 (13.01%) Python
5 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.69%) AWK
6 7 (5.69%) sed
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.07%) PHP
8 5 (4.07%) Ruby
9 4 (3.25%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.25%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.44%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) ABAP
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) CCNP
4 3 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
4 3 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (2.44%) CISSP
5 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) ACCA
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) CEH
6 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) HL7
2 6 (4.88%) SEPA
3 3 (2.44%) WCAG
4 1 (0.81%) BS7799
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) RMADS
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.38%) Samba
3 13 (10.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.50%) StorNext
5 4 (3.25%) Docker
6 3 (2.44%) KVM
6 3 (2.44%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.44%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.44%) Squid
6 3 (2.44%) Xen
6 3 (2.44%) XenApp
7 2 (1.63%) etcd
7 2 (1.63%) flannel
7 2 (1.63%) NFS
7 2 (1.63%) Postfix
7 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.81%) Varnish
8 1 (0.81%) vSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 24 (19.51%) Puppet
2 14 (11.38%) Nagios
3 11 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.69%) Ansible
4 7 (5.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.44%) Cacti
7 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.63%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.63%) WSUS
8 1 (0.81%) Control-M
8 1 (0.81%) Graphite
8 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.81%) logstash
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.81%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.63%) VMware
3 16 (13.01%) Cisco
4 15 (12.20%) IBM
4 15 (12.20%) Oracle
5 13 (10.57%) HP
6 10 (8.13%) NetApp
7 6 (4.88%) Citrix
7 6 (4.88%) F5
7 6 (4.88%) Google
7 6 (4.88%) Remedy
8 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.25%) SAP
10 3 (2.44%) Adobe
10 3 (2.44%) CODA
10 3 (2.44%) Cognos
10 3 (2.44%) webMethods
10 3 (2.44%) Zend
11 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
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