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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 356 352 374
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing FTP 69 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.43% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -25.94%
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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 12 £373 -5.39% 4
Ealing - 4 £330 -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Canary Wharf -11 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (31.54%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Linux
2 40 (30.77%) SQL
3 35 (26.92%) Finance
4 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.62%) DNS
5 32 (24.62%) DHCP
6 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
7 24 (18.46%) .NET
8 23 (17.69%) IIS
9 22 (16.92%) HTTP
10 21 (16.15%) Cisco
10 21 (16.15%) UNIX
10 21 (16.15%) VMware
10 21 (16.15%) Banking
11 20 (15.38%) IPsec
11 20 (15.38%) Firewall
11 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
12 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
12 18 (13.85%) Java
13 17 (13.08%) Oracle
13 17 (13.08%) SSL
14 16 (12.31%) C#
14 16 (12.31%) SCOM
15 15 (11.54%) Jenkins
15 15 (11.54%) SMTP
16 14 (10.77%) HP
16 14 (10.77%) Shell Script
16 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (17.69%) IIS
2 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.23%) CICS
4 11 (8.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.69%) Lync
6 9 (6.92%) WebSphere
7 8 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (5.38%) Jetty
8 7 (5.38%) Tomcat
8 7 (5.38%) nginx
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.85%) Mule
10 4 (3.08%) PowerExchange
10 4 (3.08%) Mule ESB
11 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.54%) WordPress
12 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.77%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.77%) Agresso
2 1 (0.77%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.38%) Google App Engine
2 7 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.62%) DHCP
1 32 (24.62%) DNS
2 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
3 22 (16.92%) HTTP
4 20 (15.38%) Firewall
4 20 (15.38%) IPsec
5 17 (13.08%) SSL
6 15 (11.54%) SMTP
7 12 (9.23%) VPN
8 11 (8.46%) Wireless
9 10 (7.69%) LAN
10 9 (6.92%) VoIP
10 9 (6.92%) WAN
11 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.38%) SSH
11 7 (5.38%) MPLS
11 7 (5.38%) OSPF
11 7 (5.38%) BGP
11 7 (5.38%) EIGRP
11 7 (5.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) DB2
3 12 (9.23%) IMS/DB
3 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.15%) MySQL
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.08%) PowerCenter
8 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) MS Access
9 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.62%) JIRA
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.54%) Subversion
5 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.77%) Redmine
6 1 (0.77%) Trac
6 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.77%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.77%) Toad
6 1 (0.77%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.77%) Selenium
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.77%) Ant
6 1 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Banking
3 13 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.54%) Front Office
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) French Language
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.08%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Consultant
5 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Wintel Support
7 5 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.85%) Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) .NET
2 13 (10.00%) HTML
3 11 (8.46%) XML
4 10 (7.69%) Web Services
5 8 (6.15%) J2EE
5 8 (6.15%) WCF
6 7 (5.38%) 802.1X
6 7 (5.38%) Servlets
7 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.08%) FFmpeg
9 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.31%) Middleware
10 2 (1.54%) JSON
10 2 (1.54%) JMS
11 1 (0.77%) WSDL
11 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.77%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (0.77%) Grails
11 1 (0.77%) SAP PI
11 1 (0.77%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.85%) FlexPod
4 5 (3.85%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.08%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.08%) MPEG
5 4 (3.08%) Wiki
6 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.31%) Equities
6 3 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.31%) PKI
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.54%) DTV
7 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.54%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Linux
3 21 (16.15%) UNIX
4 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.69%) MVS
8 8 (6.15%) AIX
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.31%) VMS
11 2 (1.54%) OS/390
12 1 (0.77%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.77%) HPUX
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (9.23%) DevOps
3 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (7.69%) Migration
5 9 (6.92%) TDD
5 9 (6.92%) Automated Testing
5 9 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.15%) Workflow
6 8 (6.15%) SDLC
7 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.38%) Performance Management
7 7 (5.38%) ETL
8 6 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.62%) Open Source
8 6 (4.62%) Change Control
8 6 (4.62%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.85%) Workflow Management
9 5 (3.85%) CRM
9 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.08%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.77%) SQL
2 18 (13.85%) Java
3 16 (12.31%) C#
4 14 (10.77%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.00%) VBA
6 12 (9.23%) COBOL
6 12 (9.23%) JCL
6 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.15%) C
8 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.62%) Python
8 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.31%) PHP
10 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.54%) VBScript
11 2 (1.54%) VB
11 2 (1.54%) C++
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.38%) CCNP
3 4 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) MCT
4 1 (0.77%) CCNA
4 1 (0.77%) RHCE
4 1 (0.77%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (0.77%) MBA
4 1 (0.77%) CFA
4 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.77%) GAAP
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (4.62%) XenApp
4 6 (4.62%) vSphere
5 4 (3.08%) Terminal Server
5 4 (3.08%) Docker
6 3 (2.31%) Firmware
7 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.77%) IAG
8 1 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) SCOM
2 13 (10.00%) Puppet
3 12 (9.23%) Control-M
4 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.15%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.38%) NetCrunch
6 7 (5.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (4.62%) MOM
7 6 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.31%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.77%) SCCM
9 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.15%) Cisco
2 21 (16.15%) VMware
3 17 (13.08%) Oracle
4 14 (10.77%) HP
5 10 (7.69%) Dell
5 10 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 10 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 10 (7.69%) Symantec
6 9 (6.92%) Citrix
6 9 (6.92%) Juniper
7 8 (6.15%) McAfee
8 7 (5.38%) Nortel
8 7 (5.38%) Altiris
8 7 (5.38%) Veritas
8 7 (5.38%) Avaya
8 7 (5.38%) IBM
8 7 (5.38%) Google
8 7 (5.38%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.62%) F5
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