The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 150 141 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.12% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.92% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Average daily rate £344 - £269
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £319
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
596 434 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 13.33% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 212 175
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.13 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £31.56
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 West

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Manchester -16 6 £344 - 2
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (89.29%) HTTP
2 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 14 (50.00%) DHCP
5 13 (46.43%) Unix
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) SMTP
8 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
8 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (32.14%) Google
9 9 (32.14%) IPsec
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (32.14%) Google App Engine
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (32.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (28.57%) SLA
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
11 7 (25.00%) SSL
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 6 (21.43%) Jetty
12 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 6 (21.43%) IIS
12 6 (21.43%) .NET

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) Jetty
2 6 (21.43%) nginx
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (32.14%) Google App Engine
1 9 (32.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) HTTP
2 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) DHCP
3 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) SMTP
5 9 (32.14%) IPsec
6 7 (25.00%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) VPN
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) SNMP
8 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (14.29%) SSH
8 4 (14.29%) TACACS
8 4 (14.29%) Telnet
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) OAT Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) OAT Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) webMethods Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) J2EE
1 6 (21.43%) Servlets
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) JDBC
2 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
2 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.57%) WSDL
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Web Filtering
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Jython
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Xen
3 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Google
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Aruba
6 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) webMethods
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire