The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 321 304 367
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +63
Contract jobs citing FTP 72 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 2.55% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 36
Average daily rate £385 £525 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +58.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2750 3016 3748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.77% 13.94% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1873 2295
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 151
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
FTP
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 13 £450 -10.00% 10
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 66 (35.68%) Finance
2 65 (35.14%) Linux
3 55 (29.73%) Windows
4 51 (27.57%) UNIX
4 51 (27.57%) SQL
5 49 (26.49%) Oracle
6 41 (22.16%) HTTP
7 40 (21.62%) TCP/IP
8 38 (20.54%) Java
9 35 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 34 (18.38%) DNS
11 32 (17.30%) Banking
12 30 (16.22%) SSH
12 30 (16.22%) ITIL
13 29 (15.68%) Solaris
14 26 (14.05%) Perl
15 25 (13.51%) XML
15 25 (13.51%) SSL
16 22 (11.89%) Shell Script
16 22 (11.89%) VMware
16 22 (11.89%) Investment Banking
17 21 (11.35%) NFS
17 21 (11.35%) DHCP
17 21 (11.35%) HTML
18 20 (10.81%) HP
18 20 (10.81%) Red Hat
18 20 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (10.27%) Middleware
19 19 (10.27%) .NET
19 19 (10.27%) Tomcat

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 19 (10.27%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.19%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.19%) Apache
3 16 (8.65%) IIS
4 11 (5.95%) Node.js
5 7 (3.78%) Gentran
5 7 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.24%) nginx
6 6 (3.24%) Jetty
7 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.08%) WordPress
9 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.08%) Drupal
9 2 (1.08%) CMS
9 2 (1.08%) MTS
Applications
1 18 (9.73%) MS Office
2 15 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.16%) MS Project
4 4 (2.16%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.16%) FreeHand
4 4 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Endur
1 9 (4.86%) ZaiNet
1 9 (4.86%) Aligne
2 6 (3.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.16%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (1.08%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.08%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.54%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.32%) Google App Engine
2 8 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.62%) IaaS
3 3 (1.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.16%) HTTP
2 40 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 34 (18.38%) DNS
4 30 (16.22%) SSH
5 25 (13.51%) SSL
6 21 (11.35%) DHCP
7 16 (8.65%) Internet
8 13 (7.03%) LDAP
8 13 (7.03%) VPN
9 12 (6.49%) SAN
9 12 (6.49%) Firewall
9 12 (6.49%) NAS
10 11 (5.95%) IPsec
10 11 (5.95%) WAN
11 9 (4.86%) LAN
11 9 (4.86%) DMZ
12 8 (4.32%) HTTPS
12 8 (4.32%) Wireless
13 7 (3.78%) SMTP
14 6 (3.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.70%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.16%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) DB2
8 2 (1.08%) OLAP
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) QlikView
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) SQLite
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.24%) JIRA
3 6 (3.24%) Subversion
4 5 (2.70%) Maven
4 5 (2.70%) Ant
4 5 (2.70%) MSI
5 4 (2.16%) JUnit
5 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.62%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.62%) Trac
7 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.08%) NUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.54%) Xcode
8 1 (0.54%) Toad
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.54%) Redmine
General
1 66 (35.68%) Finance
2 32 (17.30%) Banking
3 22 (11.89%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.78%) German Language
6 6 (3.24%) Front Office
7 4 (2.16%) Retail
7 4 (2.16%) Advertising
8 3 (1.62%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.62%) Interactive Media
9 2 (1.08%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (23.24%) Analyst
2 22 (11.89%) Developer
3 19 (10.27%) Administrator
4 17 (9.19%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (8.65%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.03%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.95%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.32%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.78%) Consultant
11 6 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Architect
12 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
13 4 (2.16%) Solaris Administrator
13 4 (2.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.51%) XML
2 21 (11.35%) HTML
3 19 (10.27%) .NET
3 19 (10.27%) Middleware
4 16 (8.65%) CSS
5 14 (7.57%) Web Services
6 13 (7.03%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (4.86%) JSON
9 8 (4.32%) ISPF
9 8 (4.32%) JMS
9 8 (4.32%) jQuery
10 7 (3.78%) HTML5
10 7 (3.78%) J2EE
11 6 (3.24%) Servlets
12 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.70%) CSS3
13 4 (2.16%) EJB 3.0
13 4 (2.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) CLARiiON
1 11 (5.95%) Clustering
2 10 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.41%) Open Source
3 9 (4.86%) Celerra
4 8 (4.32%) GIS
5 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) AS400
6 5 (2.70%) CMDB
7 4 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.16%) PMI
7 4 (2.16%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.16%) Smartcard
7 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.62%) CESG
8 3 (1.62%) Firmware
8 3 (1.62%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (35.14%) Linux
2 55 (29.73%) Windows
3 51 (27.57%) UNIX
4 29 (15.68%) Solaris
5 17 (9.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.57%) AIX
7 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.16%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.62%) zOS
9 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.08%) OS/390
10 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.08%) SUSE
10 2 (1.08%) MVS
10 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.22%) ITIL
2 13 (7.03%) Configuration Management
3 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (5.95%) Content Management
3 11 (5.95%) ETRM
4 9 (4.86%) Business Continuity
4 9 (4.86%) Software Deployment
5 8 (4.32%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 8 (4.32%) Migration
5 8 (4.32%) Change Management
5 8 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (4.32%) Automated Testing
5 8 (4.32%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (3.78%) Unit Testing
6 7 (3.78%) Risk Management
7 6 (3.24%) Information Security
7 6 (3.24%) Change Control
8 5 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.57%) SQL
2 38 (20.54%) Java
3 26 (14.05%) Perl
4 22 (11.89%) Shell Script
5 17 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.19%) VB
6 15 (8.11%) ActionScript
6 15 (8.11%) ActionScript 2.0
7 13 (7.03%) Python
8 10 (5.41%) C#
8 10 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.41%) JCL
9 9 (4.86%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.32%) PHP
11 7 (3.78%) C
12 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.70%) sed
13 4 (2.16%) Bourne shell
13 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.78%) Degree
3 5 (2.70%) MCITP
3 5 (2.70%) CISM
3 5 (2.70%) MCP
3 5 (2.70%) CCNA
3 5 (2.70%) CISSP
3 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.70%) RHCE
4 4 (2.16%) A+ Certification
4 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.16%) MCDST
4 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) HND
6 2 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.70%) Basel III
3 1 (0.54%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (11.35%) NFS
2 20 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.95%) vSphere
4 10 (5.41%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.78%) Xen
6 4 (2.16%) Samba
7 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (9.19%) Puppet
2 9 (4.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (4.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.24%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.54%) Netcool
7 1 (0.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.54%) OpenView
7 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (26.49%) Oracle
2 35 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.89%) VMware
4 20 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.81%) HP
5 19 (10.27%) F5
6 14 (7.57%) Cisco
7 12 (6.49%) EMC
7 12 (6.49%) Google
8 11 (5.95%) Citrix
8 11 (5.95%) Sun
8 11 (5.95%) IBM
8 11 (5.95%) Veritas
9 9 (4.86%) Adobe
10 8 (4.32%) BMC
10 8 (4.32%) Remedy
11 7 (3.78%) JBoss
12 6 (3.24%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.24%) Opsware
12 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago