The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing FTP 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.28% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 1.98% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.64%

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
211 252 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.71% 14.02% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 137 95
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
4 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (58.33%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 7 (58.33%) IIS
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (50.00%) IPsec
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (50.00%) Servlets
6 6 (50.00%) .NET
6 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 6 (50.00%) Apache
6 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (50.00%) Google
6 6 (50.00%) Jetty
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (50.00%) Google App Engine
6 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (50.00%) nginx
6 6 (50.00%) Puppet
6 6 (50.00%) Jenkins

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) Jetty
2 6 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 6 (50.00%) nginx
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
2 9 (75.00%) SSL
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) Firebug
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) The Grinder
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Servlets
3 4 (33.33%) EDIFACT
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (33.33%) ODBC
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JCL
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) SANS
2 3 (25.00%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) QRadar
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Google
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Axway
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (25.00%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) SAP