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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 335 361 334
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs citing FTP 73 56 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 1.96% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 43
Average daily rate
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£425 £445 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £154 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £640 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Average hourly rate - £31.79 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +58.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2759 2861 3543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.10% 12.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1764 2063
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 126 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.87 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.23 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
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 10 July 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 10 July 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
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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 +19 9 £363 -19.44% 6
Canary Wharf - 4 £800 -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 62 (40.79%) Finance
2 61 (40.13%) HTTP
3 52 (34.21%) SQL
4 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
5 45 (29.61%) Windows
6 44 (28.95%) Linux
7 42 (27.63%) Oracle
8 32 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 32 (21.05%) DNS
9 31 (20.39%) XML
10 30 (19.74%) UNIX
11 27 (17.76%) Java
12 26 (17.11%) ITIL
12 26 (17.11%) SSL
13 25 (16.45%) WebSphere
14 23 (15.13%) .NET
14 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.82%) Web Services
16 20 (13.16%) DHCP
16 20 (13.16%) Internet
17 19 (12.50%) IIS
17 19 (12.50%) JSON
17 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database
18 18 (11.84%) MS Office
18 18 (11.84%) Solaris
18 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
19 16 (10.53%) Perl
19 16 (10.53%) VMware
19 16 (10.53%) Middleware
19 16 (10.53%) SSH

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 25 (16.45%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.50%) IIS
3 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.58%) Apache
5 8 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.26%) Jetty
5 8 (5.26%) nginx
5 8 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.32%) MTS
8 2 (1.32%) Confluence
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.66%) Node.js
9 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Office
1 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.61%) JDE OneWorld
4 5 (3.29%) ZaiNet
4 5 (3.29%) Endur
4 5 (3.29%) Aligne
5 4 (2.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (2.63%) RMDS
6 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.66%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.24%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.58%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (40.13%) HTTP
2 32 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 32 (21.05%) DNS
3 26 (17.11%) SSL
4 20 (13.16%) Internet
4 20 (13.16%) DHCP
5 16 (10.53%) SSH
6 14 (9.21%) Firewall
7 12 (7.89%) IPsec
8 11 (7.24%) HTTPS
9 10 (6.58%) VPN
10 9 (5.92%) LDAP
11 8 (5.26%) Wireless
12 7 (4.61%) Telnet
13 6 (3.95%) LAN
13 6 (3.95%) WAN
13 6 (3.95%) SMTP
14 5 (3.29%) BGP
14 5 (3.29%) MPLS
15 4 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.24%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (6.58%) Big Data
7 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.61%) MySQL
9 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.63%) QlikView
10 4 (2.63%) OLAP
10 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.66%) SQLite
13 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.29%) Ant
3 5 (3.29%) JUnit
3 5 (3.29%) Subversion
3 5 (3.29%) Maven
3 5 (3.29%) JIRA
4 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.32%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
5 2 (1.32%) Trac
5 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Gradle
6 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.66%) Toad
6 1 (0.66%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 62 (40.79%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) German Language
4 6 (3.95%) Front Office
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Billing
6 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.97%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Developer
3 20 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Applications Support
5 12 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) ETL Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) Administrator
8 9 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.92%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Junior
10 7 (4.61%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.29%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Business Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.39%) XML
2 23 (15.13%) .NET
3 21 (13.82%) Web Services
4 19 (12.50%) JSON
5 16 (10.53%) Middleware
6 14 (9.21%) jQuery
6 14 (9.21%) HTML
7 12 (7.89%) CSS
7 12 (7.89%) JMS
8 10 (6.58%) SOAP
8 10 (6.58%) Spring
9 9 (5.92%) WSDL
9 9 (5.92%) EDI
9 9 (5.92%) REST
10 8 (5.26%) XSD
10 8 (5.26%) Servlets
10 8 (5.26%) J2EE
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
1 11 (7.24%) Data Integration
2 10 (6.58%) Open Source
3 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.61%) AS400
4 6 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.63%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.63%) Clustering
6 4 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.63%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.97%) Wiki
7 3 (1.97%) IVR
7 3 (1.97%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.97%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.32%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) Windows
2 44 (28.95%) Linux
3 30 (19.74%) UNIX
4 18 (11.84%) Solaris
5 11 (7.24%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.95%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.97%) AIX
9 2 (1.32%) OS/390
9 2 (1.32%) zOS
9 2 (1.32%) MVS
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.32%) SUSE
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) ITIL
2 15 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.24%) ERP
4 11 (7.24%) ETL
5 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.58%) B2B
5 10 (6.58%) Data Modelling
5 10 (6.58%) SOA
5 10 (6.58%) Automated Testing
5 10 (6.58%) Data Transformation
6 9 (5.92%) EAI
6 9 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (5.26%) Analytics
7 8 (5.26%) Information Security
7 8 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.26%) Change Management
7 8 (5.26%) BPMN
7 8 (5.26%) BPEL
7 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.21%) SQL
2 27 (17.76%) Java
3 16 (10.53%) Perl
4 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.58%) Groovy
5 9 (5.92%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (5.92%) VB
5 9 (5.92%) ActionScript
6 8 (5.26%) XQuery
6 8 (5.26%) C#
6 8 (5.26%) XPath
7 6 (3.95%) C
7 6 (3.95%) PHP
7 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.63%) VBA
10 3 (1.97%) Python
10 3 (1.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.29%) MCP
4 5 (3.29%) CCNA
4 5 (3.29%) CISSP
4 5 (3.29%) CISM
4 5 (3.29%) MCITP
5 4 (2.63%) MCDST
5 4 (2.63%) RHCE
5 4 (2.63%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.32%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.32%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.29%) Basel III
3 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.61%) Xen
4 6 (3.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.63%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.32%) vSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Samba
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.66%) qmail
7 1 (0.66%) Postfix
7 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 8 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.63%) OpenView
3 4 (2.63%) SCOM
4 3 (1.97%) SCCM
4 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.97%) Nagios
5 2 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.32%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.66%) Netcool
6 1 (0.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 42 (27.63%) Oracle
3 16 (10.53%) VMware
4 15 (9.87%) Citrix
5 13 (8.55%) Google
6 11 (7.24%) Cognos
6 11 (7.24%) Cisco
7 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.26%) Reuters
8 8 (5.26%) Bloomberg
8 8 (5.26%) F5
9 7 (4.61%) JD Edwards
9 7 (4.61%) IBM
10 5 (3.29%) HP
10 5 (3.29%) JBoss
10 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.63%) CQG
12 3 (1.97%) Axway
12 3 (1.97%) Remedy
13 2 (1.32%) Radianz
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