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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 137 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing FTP 16 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 3.62% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £323 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £340 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-28.25% -24.05%
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
462 387 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.05% 12.82% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 192 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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 -9 9 £475 +47.28% 3
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) HTTP
2 20 (62.50%) DNS
3 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) IIS
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) Firewall
6 12 (37.50%) SSL
6 12 (37.50%) SMTP
7 11 (34.38%) DHCP
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
8 10 (31.25%) IPsec
8 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Google
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) Servlets
10 8 (25.00%) Apache
10 8 (25.00%) Jetty
10 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (25.00%) Google App Engine

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 14 (43.75%) IIS
2 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (25.00%) Apache
4 8 (25.00%) Jetty
4 8 (25.00%) nginx
5 3 (9.38%) CICS
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) HTTP
2 20 (62.50%) DNS
3 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
4 12 (37.50%) SMTP
4 12 (37.50%) SSL
4 12 (37.50%) Firewall
5 11 (34.38%) DHCP
6 10 (31.25%) IPsec
7 6 (18.75%) Network Security
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
9 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (9.38%) SSH
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.38%) Wireless
10 3 (9.38%) TACACS
10 3 (9.38%) Telnet
10 3 (9.38%) OSPF
10 3 (9.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) Toad
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Tester
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) J2EE
1 8 (25.00%) Servlets
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.13%) EDI
4 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.13%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) VSAM
2 3 (9.38%) Statistics
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) zOS
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 5 (15.63%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) MCP
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 6 (18.75%) Xen
3 3 (9.38%) RACF
3 3 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (9.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
1 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) zSecure
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.38%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Google
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.38%) Aruba
6 3 (9.38%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) CA
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
7 2 (6.25%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) webMethods
8 1 (3.13%) InterSystems
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