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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 57 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing FTP 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.07% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.10% 4.95% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Average daily rate £417 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £300 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £39.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.64% +116.43%
FTP
England

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
118 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.85% 16.72% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 44
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -9 19 £417 +38.83%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (62.50%) Apache
2 30 (62.50%) IIS
2 30 (62.50%) Java
2 30 (62.50%) SSL
2 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) WebSphere
3 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (50.00%) J2EE
4 24 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 24 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (50.00%) Servlets
4 24 (50.00%) DHCP
4 24 (50.00%) HTTP
4 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (50.00%) DNS
4 24 (50.00%) Xen
4 24 (50.00%) Jetty
4 24 (50.00%) nginx
4 24 (50.00%) IPsec
4 24 (50.00%) VMware
5 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
6 18 (37.50%) HTML5
6 18 (37.50%) Social Media
6 18 (37.50%) 4G

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (62.50%) Apache
1 30 (62.50%) IIS
1 30 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 24 (50.00%) Jetty
2 24 (50.00%) nginx
2 24 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 18 (37.50%) CMS
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle 10gAS
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (18.75%) PowerExchange
6 6 (12.50%) CICS
6 6 (12.50%) Drupal
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (27.08%) Google App Engine
1 13 (27.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) SSL
2 24 (50.00%) DHCP
2 24 (50.00%) DNS
2 24 (50.00%) HTTP
2 24 (50.00%) IPsec
2 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (37.50%) 3G
3 18 (37.50%) 4G
3 18 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (33.33%) SSH
5 6 (12.50%) WinSCP
6 5 (10.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (20.83%) PowerCenter
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (12.50%) DB2
4 6 (12.50%) Easytrieve
4 6 (12.50%) MS Access
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.00%) GitLab
3 10 (20.83%) Log4j
4 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (10.42%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.17%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) J2EE
2 24 (50.00%) Servlets
3 18 (37.50%) CSS
3 18 (37.50%) HTML
3 18 (37.50%) HTML5
3 18 (37.50%) jQuery
3 18 (37.50%) RSS
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.50%) Drush
5 6 (12.50%) ISPF
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Social Media
2 6 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) VSAM
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Mac OS
2 18 (37.50%) Unix
3 10 (20.83%) AIX
3 10 (20.83%) Solaris
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (37.50%) Content Management
4 18 (37.50%) SEO
5 17 (35.42%) Open Source
5 17 (35.42%) SDLC
6 14 (29.17%) Web Operations
7 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Change Control
7 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (25.00%) DevOps
7 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (22.92%) Performance Management
9 10 (20.83%) Web Design
10 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.08%) ETL
11 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 18 (37.50%) ActionScript
3 18 (37.50%) PHP
4 16 (33.33%) VB
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 6 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (12.50%) CLIST
6 6 (12.50%) COBOL
6 6 (12.50%) JCL
6 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) REXX
6 6 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Xen
2 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Google
4 10 (20.83%) Axway
4 10 (20.83%) Genesys
4 10 (20.83%) Informatica
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.58%) SAP
6 6 (12.50%) CA
6 6 (12.50%) IBM
6 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
6 6 (12.50%) Siebel
6 6 (12.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) HP