The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 83 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.081% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 0.90% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£550 - £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
FTP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.11% 8.96% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 47
Average daily rate £313 £300 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Manchester region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Manchester region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) SUSE
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) RTP
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (28.57%) RTP
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Navigator
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
1 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware