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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 104 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 1.94% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £548 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.76% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.56 £30.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +61.33%
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
277 258 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.62% 13.40% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 93
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 5 December 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 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) JCL
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall

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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) CICS
4 1 (12.50%) Jetty
4 1 (12.50%) Mongrel
4 1 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 1 (12.50%) Firebug
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) The Grinder
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) OAT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
4 1 (12.50%) ISPF
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (12.50%) Tandem
4 1 (12.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Axway
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk