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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 116 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing FTP 25 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 4.48% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £252 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.65% -41.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £226 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £395
% change year-on-year
+27.29% -24.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £37.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +4.96%
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
461 424 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.19% 15.39% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 193 177
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 32
Average hourly rate £18.03 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Lancashire -11 10 £500 -
Cheshire +3 7 £425 +77.82%
Manchester - 3 £425 - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 19 (51.35%) HTTP
2 14 (37.84%) HP
2 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 12 (32.43%) Apache
4 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
5 11 (29.73%) TIBCO
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
7 9 (24.32%) HPUX
7 9 (24.32%) UNIX
7 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
7 9 (24.32%) SOA
8 8 (21.62%) IBM
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) VB
8 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
9 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
9 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (18.92%) Release Management
9 7 (18.92%) ISEB
9 7 (18.92%) DNS

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 12 (32.43%) Apache
3 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
4 7 (18.92%) WebLogic Integration
5 5 (13.51%) IIS
6 4 (10.81%) JBoss
7 3 (8.11%) Jetty
7 3 (8.11%) nginx
8 2 (5.41%) Liferay
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.51%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) HTTP
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) SSL
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) IPsec
4 5 (13.51%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) SMTP
6 2 (5.41%) LDAP
6 2 (5.41%) PuTTY
6 2 (5.41%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MS Access
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) DB2
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.41%) Toad
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (8.11%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware
4 3 (8.11%) Servlets
5 2 (5.41%) JMS
5 2 (5.41%) APPC
5 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) ISPF
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) N-Tier
3 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.51%) Open Source
4 3 (8.11%) AS400
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Web 2.0
5 2 (5.41%) iSeries
6 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) HPUX
3 9 (24.32%) UNIX
4 7 (18.92%) SUSE
5 5 (13.51%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) i5/OS
7 2 (5.41%) OS/400
8 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) SOA
1 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Release Management
2 7 (18.92%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) EAI
7 2 (5.41%) UML
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) VB
3 7 (18.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) JCL
6 2 (5.41%) COBOL
6 2 (5.41%) RPG
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
1 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Xen
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (5.41%) Foglight
3 2 (5.41%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) HP
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle
3 11 (29.73%) TIBCO
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 8 (21.62%) IBM
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Google
7 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 2 (5.41%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) Tumbleweed
9 1 (2.70%) webMethods
9 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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