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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / North West
Rank 122 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 0.89% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.64%

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
391 562 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 15.10% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 321 203
Median daily rate £383 £424 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% +21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +16 10 £450 +30.90%
Merseyside - 2 £375 - 4
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for FTP.

1 14 (77.78%) HTTP
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) SSL
4 9 (50.00%) IBM
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) J2EE
5 8 (44.44%) IIS
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) Apache
6 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (38.89%) Servlets
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) IPsec
6 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (38.89%) Jetty
6 7 (38.89%) Google
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) nginx
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (38.89%) Google App Engine
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
3 7 (38.89%) Apache
3 7 (38.89%) Jetty
3 7 (38.89%) Mongrel
3 7 (38.89%) nginx
3 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.56%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (38.89%) Google App Engine
1 7 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) HTTP
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 7 (38.89%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (38.89%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.56%) Firebug
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) The Grinder
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Product Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Servlets
3 4 (22.22%) EDIFACT
3 4 (22.22%) JDBC
3 4 (22.22%) JMS
3 4 (22.22%) ODBC
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Facilities Management
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL
4 1 (5.56%) JCL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) SANS
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SSCP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) QRadar
3 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Google
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Axway
4 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase