The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 398 367 359
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Contract jobs citing FTP 50 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 2.25% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 45
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.41%
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
3306 2972 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.32% 12.77% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1910 1930
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 14 £488 +31.75% 4
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Romford - 1 £275 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 50 (42.74%) Linux
2 46 (39.32%) HTTP
3 37 (31.62%) Java
4 36 (30.77%) Windows
5 33 (28.21%) Finance
6 31 (26.50%) Unix
7 30 (25.64%) DNS
8 28 (23.93%) SQL
9 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 25 (21.37%) DHCP
11 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (20.51%) Puppet
12 23 (19.66%) Oracle
13 22 (18.80%) XML
13 22 (18.80%) DevOps
13 22 (18.80%) WebSphere
14 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (17.95%) Middleware
15 20 (17.09%) IPsec
15 20 (17.09%) Migration
15 20 (17.09%) Perl
16 19 (16.24%) Python
17 18 (15.38%) SSL
17 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
17 18 (15.38%) Firewall
17 18 (15.38%) Relational Database
18 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
18 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (14.53%) VMware

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (18.80%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.68%) IIS
3 9 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.27%) nginx
6 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.42%) Jetty
7 4 (3.42%) Mongrel
8 3 (2.56%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 3 (2.56%) JBoss
8 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Project
2 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.71%) Exstream
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.85%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.85%) Movex
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.56%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (39.32%) HTTP
2 30 (25.64%) DNS
3 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 25 (21.37%) DHCP
5 20 (17.09%) IPsec
6 18 (15.38%) Firewall
6 18 (15.38%) SSL
7 13 (11.11%) SAN
8 11 (9.40%) LDAP
9 10 (8.55%) HTTPS
9 10 (8.55%) VPN
10 9 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (7.69%) NAS
11 8 (6.84%) SSH
12 5 (4.27%) Network Security
12 5 (4.27%) SMTP
12 5 (4.27%) tcpdump
12 5 (4.27%) Wireshark
13 4 (3.42%) SNMP
13 4 (3.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.26%) MySQL
4 11 (9.40%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.55%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.42%) Big Data
10 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.56%) BigTable
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.71%) DB2
12 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.26%) Travis CI
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.85%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.85%) GitLab
5 1 (0.85%) Gradle
5 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.85%) Toad
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
4 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (12.82%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Architect
2 13 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.40%) Developer
4 9 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Architect
9 4 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.80%) XML
2 21 (17.95%) Middleware
3 15 (12.82%) Web Services
4 14 (11.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (11.11%) .NET
5 13 (11.11%) J2EE
6 12 (10.26%) JMS
7 9 (7.69%) XSLT
8 8 (6.84%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (5.13%) SOAP
9 6 (5.13%) Spring
9 6 (5.13%) XML Schema
10 5 (4.27%) HTML
10 5 (4.27%) REST
11 4 (3.42%) CSS
11 4 (3.42%) HTML5
11 4 (3.42%) JSON
11 4 (3.42%) Servlets
12 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Tandem
2 10 (8.55%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.84%) DataPower
4 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 6 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.13%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.27%) iPad
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) PKI
6 4 (3.42%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.56%) Equities
7 3 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.74%) Linux
2 36 (30.77%) Windows
3 31 (26.50%) Unix
4 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.40%) SUSE
7 10 (8.55%) AIX
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
8 9 (7.69%) CentOS
9 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.56%) Solaris
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.71%) Debian
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (18.80%) DevOps
3 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.09%) Migration
5 15 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.26%) Open Source
6 12 (10.26%) Project Management
7 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.40%) Project Planning
8 10 (8.55%) Escalation Management
8 10 (8.55%) Release Management
8 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.69%) ITIL
9 9 (7.69%) SOA
9 9 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.84%) Change Management
10 8 (6.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) Java
2 28 (23.93%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) Perl
4 19 (16.24%) Python
5 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.98%) AWK
7 7 (5.98%) sed
8 6 (5.13%) C#
8 6 (5.13%) Ruby
8 6 (5.13%) XQuery
9 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.27%) PHP
9 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.27%) R
10 4 (3.42%) C
10 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.56%) VB
12 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) CISA
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.56%) CISM
4 3 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) CCNA
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) ACCA
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) BS7799
1 3 (2.56%) HL7
1 3 (2.56%) ISO20022
1 3 (2.56%) QA
1 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.71%) SEPA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.11%) Samba
3 12 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.98%) StorNext
5 4 (3.42%) Docker
6 3 (2.56%) HDFS
6 3 (2.56%) KVM
6 3 (2.56%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.56%) Xen
7 2 (1.71%) etcd
7 2 (1.71%) flannel
7 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) NFS
7 2 (1.71%) Postfix
7 2 (1.71%) Squid
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.85%) Ceph
8 1 (0.85%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 24 (20.51%) Puppet
2 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.55%) Nagios
4 5 (4.27%) Ansible
5 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.56%) SCCM
6 2 (1.71%) Cacti
6 2 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.71%) OpenView
6 2 (1.71%) WSUS
7 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.85%) Graphite
7 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.85%) logstash
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.85%) rkt
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.66%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 17 (14.53%) VMware
5 11 (9.40%) HP
5 11 (9.40%) IBM
6 10 (8.55%) NetApp
7 9 (7.69%) Cisco
8 6 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.13%) F5
8 6 (5.13%) Google
9 4 (3.42%) Cognos
9 4 (3.42%) SAP
10 3 (2.56%) Citrix
10 3 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.56%) Tableau
10 3 (2.56%) webMethods
11 2 (1.71%) Altiris
11 2 (1.71%) Opsware