The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 52 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.64% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.66% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +32.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.61% 21.35% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 7
Average daily rate £365 £358 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +43.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 9
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) ODBC
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (66.67%) ETL
1 8 (66.67%) SAS
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 8 (66.67%) Telnet
1 8 (66.67%) Base SAS
1 8 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (58.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (58.33%) Informatica
3 6 (50.00%) Statistics
4 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SAS Certification
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (33.33%) VB6
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (66.67%) Base SAS
1 8 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (58.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SAS Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) VB Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) ODBC
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ETL
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SAS Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Informatica
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
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