The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 39 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.62% 10.00% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) SMTP
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (85.71%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCP
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Google