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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 109 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.21% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.44% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +4.39%

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
215 277 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.99% 14.46% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 141 73
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 21 January 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Travis CI
7 2 (20.00%) Mongrel
7 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (20.00%) Jetty
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) nginx
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2

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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (20.00%) Jetty
4 2 (20.00%) Mongrel
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (10.00%) Firebug
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) iSeries
4 1 (10.00%) Tandem
4 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) SDLC
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Axway
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk