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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 345 334 320
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing FTP 59 70 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 2.56% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 52
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
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
2990 2735 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 11.90% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1962 1806 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 79 130
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.68 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.35 £129.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +9 8 £425 +6.25% 5
Canary Wharf -9 3 £520 -35.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Ealing - 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 60 (43.48%) Linux
2 47 (34.06%) TCP/IP
3 44 (31.88%) HTTP
4 43 (31.16%) Windows
5 42 (30.43%) DNS
6 41 (29.71%) DHCP
7 36 (26.09%) SQL
8 35 (25.36%) SSL
9 33 (23.91%) Configuration Management
9 33 (23.91%) Puppet
10 30 (21.74%) IPsec
10 30 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (21.01%) MongoDB
11 29 (21.01%) Java
12 28 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (20.29%) DevOps
13 27 (19.57%) .NET
13 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 26 (18.84%) Relational Database
15 25 (18.12%) Jenkins
15 25 (18.12%) MySQL
15 25 (18.12%) Finance
16 23 (16.67%) UNIX
17 22 (15.94%) RDBMS
17 22 (15.94%) NoSQL
17 22 (15.94%) Open Source
18 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
18 20 (14.49%) IIS
18 20 (14.49%) Banking
19 19 (13.77%) VMware

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 20 (14.49%) IIS
2 10 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.07%) Jetty
4 7 (5.07%) nginx
5 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.90%) PowerExchange
7 4 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.90%) Mule
7 4 (2.90%) Mule ESB
8 3 (2.17%) Lync
8 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.45%) Apache
9 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) InDesign
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.72%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.72%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.72%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.72%) Aligne
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.72%) Endur
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (5.07%) Google App Engine
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.06%) TCP/IP
2 44 (31.88%) HTTP
3 42 (30.43%) DNS
4 41 (29.71%) DHCP
5 35 (25.36%) SSL
6 30 (21.74%) IPsec
7 18 (13.04%) Firewall
8 9 (6.52%) SMTP
9 8 (5.80%) VPN
10 7 (5.07%) NAS
11 6 (4.35%) SAN
12 5 (3.62%) SSH
12 5 (3.62%) Telnet
13 4 (2.90%) OpenVPN
13 4 (2.90%) VLAN
13 4 (2.90%) ZigBee
13 4 (2.90%) 802.15
13 4 (2.90%) SNMP
14 3 (2.17%) WAN
14 3 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) MongoDB
2 26 (18.84%) Relational Database
3 25 (18.12%) MySQL
4 22 (15.94%) RDBMS
4 22 (15.94%) NoSQL
5 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.90%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.90%) SQLite
6 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.80%) Subversion
3 6 (4.35%) JIRA
4 5 (3.62%) Toad
5 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.90%) Selenium
5 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Redmine
7 1 (0.72%) Trac
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.72%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (18.12%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.17%) Publishing
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.17%) Front Office
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.45%) Local Government
7 2 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.62%) Administrator
10 4 (2.90%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.57%) .NET
2 14 (10.14%) XML
3 13 (9.42%) Web Services
4 11 (7.97%) WCF
5 7 (5.07%) Servlets
5 7 (5.07%) J2EE
5 7 (5.07%) Middleware
6 6 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.62%) JSON
8 4 (2.90%) FFmpeg
8 4 (2.90%) .NET Compact Framework
9 2 (1.45%) JMS
10 1 (0.72%) WSDL
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.72%) XSD
10 1 (0.72%) XSLT
10 1 (0.72%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.72%) CSS
10 1 (0.72%) JDBC
10 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.62%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.90%) Wiki
4 4 (2.90%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.90%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.90%) MPEG
4 4 (2.90%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.17%) Equities
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.17%) DTV
5 3 (2.17%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.45%) GIS
6 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.48%) Linux
2 43 (31.16%) Windows
3 23 (16.67%) UNIX
4 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.42%) AIX
6 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.90%) Solaris
8 4 (2.90%) Windows CE
9 3 (2.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.72%) HPUX
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.91%) Configuration Management
2 30 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (20.29%) DevOps
4 22 (15.94%) Open Source
5 19 (13.77%) Automated Testing
6 18 (13.04%) OO
6 18 (13.04%) Microservices
7 12 (8.70%) SDLC
7 12 (8.70%) OOP
7 12 (8.70%) Migration
8 11 (7.97%) ETL
9 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.80%) TDD
11 7 (5.07%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
12 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.35%) CRM
13 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.09%) SQL
2 29 (21.01%) Java
3 17 (12.32%) C#
4 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.90%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.45%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) C++
10 2 (1.45%) VB
10 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) ABAP
11 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.72%) SQR
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) Degree
3 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.35%) CCNP
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.17%) MCSE
5 3 (2.17%) CCIE
6 2 (1.45%) CFA
6 2 (1.45%) MBA
6 2 (1.45%) MCT
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) RHCE
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.72%) GIAC
7 1 (0.72%) GCIA
7 1 (0.72%) GCIH
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
1 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) GAAP
3 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.07%) vSphere
3 6 (4.35%) XenApp
3 6 (4.35%) Firmware
4 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.90%) Terminal Server
5 4 (2.90%) Docker
6 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) IAG
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (23.91%) Puppet
2 28 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.52%) SCOM
4 5 (3.62%) MOM
5 2 (1.45%) NetCrunch
5 2 (1.45%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.77%) Oracle
2 19 (13.77%) VMware
3 14 (10.14%) Cisco
4 10 (7.25%) HP
4 10 (7.25%) Citrix
5 7 (5.07%) Google
6 6 (4.35%) Cognos
6 6 (4.35%) NetApp
6 6 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.62%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.62%) SAP
7 5 (3.62%) Sybase
7 5 (3.62%) Juniper
7 5 (3.62%) Informatica
7 5 (3.62%) EMC
7 5 (3.62%) F5
8 4 (2.90%) Assembla
8 4 (2.90%) Symantec
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