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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 100 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 6.06% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £375 £475 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £445 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.31% -46.18%
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
291 231 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.23% 12.26% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 131 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.76 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
Salford - 1 £548 -
Wigan - 1 £375 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (33.33%) IBM
7 5 (33.33%) Test Management
7 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (20.00%) Toad
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) MS Access
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) DB2

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 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) CICS
4 1 (6.67%) Jetty
4 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
4 1 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) WinSCP
6 1 (6.67%) ADSL
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) Firebug
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) The Grinder
3 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) ISPF
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 2 (13.33%) Tandem
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JCL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) SANS
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (13.33%) DameWare
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) LexisNexis
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Axway
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk