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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 353 355 359
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing FTP 84 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 2.29% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 50
Median daily rate £446 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.20 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
2928 3008 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.85% 13.37% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2044 1926 1867
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 £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 87 89
Median hourly rate £21.34 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

FTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 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 +44 11 £575 +27.77% 6
Croydon - 4 £393 -
Chiswick - 3 - -
Ealing 0 2 - -
Harrow - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 48 (36.09%) DNS
3 47 (35.34%) HTTP
4 42 (31.58%) Java
5 38 (28.57%) DHCP
6 37 (27.82%) Windows
6 37 (27.82%) IPsec
7 33 (24.81%) TCP/IP
8 29 (21.80%) SQL
8 29 (21.80%) Puppet
9 28 (21.05%) SSL
10 25 (18.80%) Finance
10 25 (18.80%) DevOps
11 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
11 24 (18.05%) VPN
11 24 (18.05%) Jenkins
12 23 (17.29%) Configuration Management
13 22 (16.54%) VMware
13 22 (16.54%) Unix
14 21 (15.79%) Bash Shell
14 21 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.04%) Web Services
16 19 (14.29%) XML
16 19 (14.29%) Perl
16 19 (14.29%) Cisco
16 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
16 19 (14.29%) WebSphere
16 19 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
17 18 (13.53%) Open Source

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 19 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.53%) IIS
3 10 (7.52%) Apache
3 10 (7.52%) MQSeries
3 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.02%) CMS
5 7 (5.26%) Jetty
5 7 (5.26%) nginx
6 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 4 (3.01%) JBoss
7 4 (3.01%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.01%) WordPress
8 3 (2.26%) Drupal
8 3 (2.26%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (2.26%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.26%) SAS
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.26%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.75%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (0.75%) Exstream
1 1 (0.75%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.76%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.01%) GitHub
4 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.26%) MailChimp
5 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.50%) Office 365
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.09%) DNS
2 47 (35.34%) HTTP
3 38 (28.57%) DHCP
4 37 (27.82%) IPsec
5 33 (24.81%) TCP/IP
6 28 (21.05%) SSL
7 24 (18.05%) VPN
8 18 (13.53%) Firewall
9 15 (11.28%) SMTP
10 14 (10.53%) SSH
10 14 (10.53%) VoIP
11 13 (9.77%) BGP
11 13 (9.77%) HTTPS
11 13 (9.77%) OSPF
12 12 (9.02%) SAN
13 11 (8.27%) MPLS
14 10 (7.52%) EIGRP
14 10 (7.52%) Ethernet
14 10 (7.52%) LDAP
14 10 (7.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.53%) MySQL
3 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.77%) RDBMS
5 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.03%) Travis CI
3 6 (4.51%) ClearCase
3 6 (4.51%) XMLSpy
4 4 (3.01%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.01%) LoadUI
4 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) Ant
5 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.26%) Maven
5 3 (2.26%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.50%) Gradle
6 2 (1.50%) JUnit
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (18.80%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Banking
2 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.26%) Back Office
3 3 (2.26%) Front Office
3 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Marketing
3 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.29%) Developer
2 12 (9.02%) Administrator
2 12 (9.02%) Architect
2 12 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (8.27%) Analyst
4 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Designer
6 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.76%) Tester
7 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) Web Services
2 19 (14.29%) XML
3 15 (11.28%) .NET
4 14 (10.53%) J2EE
4 14 (10.53%) Middleware
4 14 (10.53%) SOAP
5 13 (9.77%) REST
6 12 (9.02%) JMS
7 10 (7.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (6.02%) XSLT
9 7 (5.26%) HTML
9 7 (5.26%) JSON
9 7 (5.26%) Servlets
10 6 (4.51%) CSS
10 6 (4.51%) EDI
10 6 (4.51%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (4.51%) WSDL
10 6 (4.51%) XSD
10 6 (4.51%) XSL
11 4 (3.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.51%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.76%) DataPower
3 5 (3.76%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Clustering
4 4 (3.01%) iPad
5 3 (2.26%) CESG
5 3 (2.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) ASTM
6 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) Windows
3 22 (16.54%) Unix
4 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.28%) CentOS
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.52%) AIX
7 10 (7.52%) SUSE
8 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.02%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.51%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.76%) Debian
11 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.76%) Solaris
12 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) DevOps
2 23 (17.29%) Configuration Management
3 18 (13.53%) Open Source
4 13 (9.77%) Automated Testing
4 13 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.02%) Asset Management
5 12 (9.02%) Migration
6 11 (8.27%) Target Operating Model
7 10 (7.52%) EAI
7 10 (7.52%) Microservices
8 9 (6.77%) OOP
8 9 (6.77%) SOA
9 8 (6.02%) ITIL
9 8 (6.02%) OO
10 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.26%) Network Management
10 7 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (4.51%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) Java
2 29 (21.80%) SQL
3 21 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 19 (14.29%) Perl
5 17 (12.78%) Python
6 11 (8.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.26%) PHP
8 6 (4.51%) AWK
8 6 (4.51%) Ruby
8 6 (4.51%) sed
9 4 (3.01%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.01%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (3.01%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) Korn
10 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.50%) ABAP
11 2 (1.50%) C
11 2 (1.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.26%) CCNP
5 3 (2.26%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (2.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (2.26%) CISSP
5 3 (2.26%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) ACCA
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) CEH
6 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) HL7
2 6 (4.51%) SEPA
3 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.26%) WCAG
4 2 (1.50%) QA
5 1 (0.75%) BS7799
5 1 (0.75%) RMADS
5 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.03%) Samba
3 7 (5.26%) StorNext
4 6 (4.51%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.76%) Docker
5 5 (3.76%) NFS
5 5 (3.76%) Postfix
6 4 (3.01%) KVM
6 4 (3.01%) Squid
7 3 (2.26%) iptables
7 3 (2.26%) PowerHA
7 3 (2.26%) Xen
7 3 (2.26%) XenApp
8 2 (1.50%) Ceph
8 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (21.80%) Puppet
2 16 (12.03%) Nagios
3 14 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.77%) Ansible
5 7 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (3.01%) Cacti
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.26%) systemd
9 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.50%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.50%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.50%) WSUS
10 1 (0.75%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.75%) Control-M
10 1 (0.75%) logstash
10 1 (0.75%) RANCID
10 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 19 (14.29%) Cisco
3 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 17 (12.78%) Oracle
5 16 (12.03%) IBM
6 14 (10.53%) HP
7 11 (8.27%) NetApp
8 8 (6.02%) Google
9 7 (5.26%) Citrix
10 6 (4.51%) F5
10 6 (4.51%) Remedy
11 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.76%) EMC
11 5 (3.76%) SAP
12 4 (3.01%) Adobe
12 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
12 4 (3.01%) CA
13 3 (2.26%) Supermicro
13 3 (2.26%) Zend
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