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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 341 332 304
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing FTP 67 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 2.66% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £316
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
2965 2783 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 11.93% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 1839 1920
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 83 140
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 11 £450 -2.70% 1
Canary Wharf -4 3 £520 -35.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 57 (36.31%) Linux
3 49 (31.21%) DHCP
3 49 (31.21%) HTTP
4 48 (30.57%) DNS
5 45 (28.66%) SQL
6 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
6 43 (27.39%) Finance
7 39 (24.84%) Microsoft
8 36 (22.93%) SSL
9 34 (21.66%) .NET
10 33 (21.02%) Puppet
11 32 (20.38%) Configuration Management
12 31 (19.75%) MS Excel
13 28 (17.83%) DevOps
14 27 (17.20%) Relational Database
14 27 (17.20%) MongoDB
14 27 (17.20%) MySQL
14 27 (17.20%) IPsec
15 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
15 26 (16.56%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (15.92%) IIS
17 24 (15.29%) Java
17 24 (15.29%) Banking
18 23 (14.65%) C#
18 23 (14.65%) UNIX
19 22 (14.01%) RDBMS
19 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (14.01%) Open Source

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (15.92%) IIS
2 13 (8.28%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.82%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.18%) Jetty
6 5 (3.18%) nginx
7 4 (2.55%) Apache
7 4 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.91%) Lync
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.27%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) ProjectWise
3 2 (1.27%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (1.27%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.27%) InDesign
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.55%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.27%) ZaiNet
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) Aligne
3 2 (1.27%) Endur
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.18%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.21%) DHCP
1 49 (31.21%) HTTP
2 48 (30.57%) DNS
3 43 (27.39%) TCP/IP
4 36 (22.93%) SSL
5 27 (17.20%) IPsec
6 19 (12.10%) Firewall
7 8 (5.10%) SMTP
7 8 (5.10%) Wireless
8 7 (4.46%) VPN
9 6 (3.82%) NAS
9 6 (3.82%) Internet
10 5 (3.18%) Telnet
10 5 (3.18%) SAN
10 5 (3.18%) SSH
11 4 (2.55%) VLAN
11 4 (2.55%) ZigBee
11 4 (2.55%) OpenVPN
11 4 (2.55%) 802.15
11 4 (2.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.20%) Relational Database
1 27 (17.20%) MongoDB
1 27 (17.20%) MySQL
2 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (14.01%) RDBMS
3 22 (14.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.46%) MS Access
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.55%) SQLite
7 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.64%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.73%) Subversion
3 6 (3.82%) Selenium
4 5 (3.18%) Toad
4 5 (3.18%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.64%) JUnit
7 1 (0.64%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.64%) Trac
7 1 (0.64%) Redmine
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (27.39%) Finance
2 24 (15.29%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 7 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.82%) Billing
7 4 (2.55%) Legal
7 4 (2.55%) Publishing
8 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.91%) Front Office
8 3 (1.91%) Marketing
8 3 (1.91%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.27%) Local Government
9 2 (1.27%) Back Office
9 2 (1.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.64%) French Language
10 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (24.20%) Analyst
2 23 (14.65%) Developer
3 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.64%) Applications Support
4 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) Consultant
6 7 (4.46%) Software Developer
6 7 (4.46%) Architect
7 6 (3.82%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (3.82%) Web Engineer
7 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.82%) Tester
7 6 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.82%) Administrator
7 6 (3.82%) Developer Analyst
7 6 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.18%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.66%) .NET
2 20 (12.74%) Web Services
3 17 (10.83%) WCF
4 14 (8.92%) XML
5 7 (4.46%) Middleware
6 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.18%) J2EE
7 5 (3.18%) Servlets
7 5 (3.18%) JSON
8 4 (2.55%) .NET Compact Framework
8 4 (2.55%) HTML
9 2 (1.27%) CSS
9 2 (1.27%) JMS
9 2 (1.27%) XSD
10 1 (0.64%) LAMP
10 1 (0.64%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.64%) XSLT
10 1 (0.64%) JDBC
10 1 (0.64%) WSDL
10 1 (0.64%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Open Source
2 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.18%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.18%) FlexPod
4 5 (3.18%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.55%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.55%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.55%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.91%) Equities
6 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.91%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 57 (36.31%) Linux
3 23 (14.65%) UNIX
4 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.28%) AIX
7 11 (7.01%) Windows Vista
8 7 (4.46%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (2.55%) Windows CE
10 4 (2.55%) Solaris
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) Debian
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.38%) Configuration Management
2 28 (17.83%) DevOps
3 26 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (11.46%) Microservices
4 18 (11.46%) OO
5 17 (10.83%) Automated Testing
6 13 (8.28%) Migration
7 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.64%) OOP
7 12 (7.64%) CRM
8 9 (5.73%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.82%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.82%) ETL
10 6 (3.82%) ITIL
11 5 (3.18%) Validation
11 5 (3.18%) Scrum
11 5 (3.18%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) SQL
2 24 (15.29%) Java
3 23 (14.65%) C#
4 15 (9.55%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.37%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.10%) C
8 6 (3.82%) Ruby
8 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.55%) Python
9 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.55%) VB
10 3 (1.91%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.27%) Perl
11 2 (1.27%) VBScript
11 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Degree
1 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.82%) CCNP
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.18%) MCP
4 5 (3.18%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.18%) MCITP
4 5 (3.18%) MCDST
5 4 (2.55%) CCIE
5 4 (2.55%) MCSE
6 3 (1.91%) MBA
6 3 (1.91%) MCT
6 3 (1.91%) CFA
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) GCIA
8 1 (0.64%) GCIH
8 1 (0.64%) GIAC
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) GAAP
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.46%) vSphere
4 6 (3.82%) XenApp
4 6 (3.82%) Firmware
5 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.55%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.64%) NFS
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.64%) IAG
7 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (21.02%) Puppet
2 26 (16.56%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.28%) SCOM
4 6 (3.82%) SCCM
5 4 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.55%) MOM
6 2 (1.27%) NetCrunch
6 2 (1.27%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) Control-M
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) VMware
3 19 (12.10%) Oracle
4 14 (8.92%) Citrix
5 12 (7.64%) Cisco
6 9 (5.73%) HP
7 6 (3.82%) NetApp
7 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.82%) Cognos
7 6 (3.82%) Sybase
8 5 (3.18%) CQG
8 5 (3.18%) EMC
8 5 (3.18%) Reuters
8 5 (3.18%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.18%) Google
9 4 (2.55%) Assembla
9 4 (2.55%) F5
9 4 (2.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.55%) SAP
9 4 (2.55%) Symantec
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