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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 361 332 298
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs citing FTP 47 83 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 2.93% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 64 71
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £643 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +85.88%
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £469 +4.16% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (45.10%) Linux
2 39 (38.24%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) DNS
3 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 32 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 31 (30.39%) DHCP
6 29 (28.43%) Active Directory
7 27 (26.47%) VMware
8 26 (25.49%) HTTP
9 25 (24.51%) Unix
10 24 (23.53%) Finance
11 23 (22.55%) Java
11 23 (22.55%) IIS
12 22 (21.57%) Firewall
12 22 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (20.59%) MS Office
14 20 (19.61%) VPN
14 20 (19.61%) SSH
15 19 (18.63%) IPsec
15 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
16 18 (17.65%) SMTP
16 18 (17.65%) Jenkins
17 17 (16.67%) Puppet
17 17 (16.67%) SQL
18 16 (15.69%) .NET
18 16 (15.69%) Cisco
19 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
19 15 (14.71%) Web Services
19 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
19 15 (14.71%) Windows Server

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (22.55%) IIS
2 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.80%) nginx
5 9 (8.82%) Jetty
5 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.86%) Apache
7 7 (6.86%) CMS
8 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
9 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
9 4 (3.92%) WordPress
10 3 (2.94%) Drupal
10 3 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (2.94%) Joomla!
10 3 (2.94%) SAS
11 2 (1.96%) JBoss
11 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) MS Office
2 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Exstream
1 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (7.84%) Google App Engine
4 6 (5.88%) Office 365
5 3 (2.94%) GitHub
5 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.94%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.98%) Datadog
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (38.24%) DNS
2 32 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 31 (30.39%) DHCP
4 26 (25.49%) HTTP
5 22 (21.57%) Firewall
6 20 (19.61%) SSH
6 20 (19.61%) VPN
7 19 (18.63%) IPsec
8 18 (17.65%) SMTP
9 14 (13.73%) SSL
10 10 (9.80%) SNMP
10 10 (9.80%) VoIP
11 8 (7.84%) LDAP
11 8 (7.84%) SAN
11 8 (7.84%) VLAN
12 7 (6.86%) Wireless
13 6 (5.88%) BGP
13 6 (5.88%) OSPF
14 5 (4.90%) H.323
14 5 (4.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) MySQL
3 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.86%) Subversion
3 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.92%) Ant
5 3 (2.94%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.96%) Maven
6 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.96%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.98%) Gradle
7 1 (0.98%) JUnit
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Administrator
2 15 (14.71%) Developer
3 10 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.92%) Help Desk Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) .NET
2 15 (14.71%) Web Services
3 13 (12.75%) XML
4 11 (10.78%) HTML
4 11 (10.78%) J2EE
5 9 (8.82%) CSS
5 9 (8.82%) Servlets
5 9 (8.82%) SOAP
6 6 (5.88%) REST
7 4 (3.92%) JMS
7 4 (3.92%) jQuery
7 4 (3.92%) Middleware
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.94%) CakePHP
8 3 (2.94%) HTML5
8 3 (2.94%) JSON
8 3 (2.94%) POSIX
8 3 (2.94%) XHTML
8 3 (2.94%) XSLT
9 2 (1.96%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) CESG
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.96%) Tandem
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.98%) ASTM
6 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.10%) Linux
2 39 (38.24%) Windows
3 25 (24.51%) Unix
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.84%) CentOS
8 8 (7.84%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.90%) SUSE
11 3 (2.94%) Debian
11 3 (2.94%) Solaris
11 3 (2.94%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.96%) AIX
13 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
2 14 (13.73%) DevOps
3 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
3 11 (10.78%) Network Management
4 9 (8.82%) Project Management
4 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.86%) Patch Management
7 6 (5.88%) EAI
7 6 (5.88%) Migration
7 6 (5.88%) Open Source
8 5 (4.90%) TDD
9 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.92%) Content Management
9 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.92%) OO
9 4 (3.92%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (2.94%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.55%) Java
2 17 (16.67%) SQL
3 14 (13.73%) Perl
4 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.84%) Python
6 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) Korn
8 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.96%) ABAP
9 2 (1.96%) C#
9 2 (1.96%) Groovy
9 2 (1.96%) VB
9 2 (1.96%) VBA
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.88%) CCNP
4 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.92%) CCNA
5 4 (3.92%) MCSE
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.94%) CISSP
6 3 (2.94%) MCITP
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) ISEB
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.98%) CFA
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) HL7
1 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
1 3 (2.94%) WCAG
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SEPA
3 1 (0.98%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (28.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.80%) NFS
3 10 (9.80%) Samba
4 6 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 6 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.92%) iptables
6 3 (2.94%) Postfix
6 3 (2.94%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.96%) Docker
7 2 (1.96%) Squid
8 1 (0.98%) Ceph
8 1 (0.98%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.98%) KVM
8 1 (0.98%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.98%) Varnish
8 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) Puppet
2 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.84%) Nagios
4 6 (5.88%) BladeLogic
5 5 (4.90%) Ansible
5 5 (4.90%) SCCM
5 5 (4.90%) SCOM
6 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (2.94%) systemd
8 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.96%) Cacti
8 2 (1.96%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.96%) WSUS
8 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.98%) cPanel
9 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.98%) RANCID
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.47%) VMware
3 16 (15.69%) Cisco
4 14 (13.73%) HP
5 12 (11.76%) Google
6 11 (10.78%) IBM
6 11 (10.78%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.82%) BMC
8 8 (7.84%) Citrix
8 8 (7.84%) EMC
9 7 (6.86%) Oracle
10 6 (5.88%) Veritas
11 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.92%) Adobe
11 4 (3.92%) Apple
11 4 (3.92%) NetApp
12 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.94%) CODA
12 3 (2.94%) Supermicro
12 3 (2.94%) Zend
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