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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 142 116 128
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing FTP 25 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.65% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 4.35% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 2
Average daily rate
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£448 £323 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +34.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £235 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £29.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.41% -13.97%
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
537 460 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.42% 14.91% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 239 182
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 43
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 13 £475 +47.28% 5
Cheshire -13 5 £400 +17.64% 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Lancashire -12 1 £600 - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (71.11%) HTTP
2 25 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 25 (55.56%) DNS
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 20 (44.44%) SMTP
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 19 (42.22%) Java
6 19 (42.22%) IIS
6 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
7 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 16 (35.56%) DHCP
8 15 (33.33%) SSL
8 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 15 (33.33%) Firewall
8 15 (33.33%) IPsec
8 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 14 (31.11%) UNIX
9 14 (31.11%) ITIL
10 13 (28.89%) Servlets
10 13 (28.89%) .NET
10 13 (28.89%) J2EE
10 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
10 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
10 13 (28.89%) Jetty
10 13 (28.89%) Google
10 13 (28.89%) Cloud Computing

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (42.22%) IIS
1 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
2 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (28.89%) Jetty
3 13 (28.89%) nginx
4 9 (20.00%) Apache
5 6 (13.33%) CICS
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (28.89%) Google App Engine
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (28.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) HTTP
2 25 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 25 (55.56%) DNS
3 20 (44.44%) SMTP
4 16 (35.56%) DHCP
5 15 (33.33%) SSL
5 15 (33.33%) Firewall
5 15 (33.33%) IPsec
6 6 (13.33%) Network Security
6 6 (13.33%) SNA
6 6 (13.33%) SMS
7 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 5 (11.11%) HTTPS
8 4 (8.89%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.67%) NAS
9 3 (6.67%) SSH
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 3 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) DataStage
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.44%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Servlets
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
1 13 (28.89%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) JDBC
3 5 (11.11%) SAP XI
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
6 1 (2.22%) EDI
6 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) VSAM
2 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (6.67%) EFT
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) UNIX
4 8 (17.78%) Solaris
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) zOS
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.89%) HPUX
8 3 (6.67%) AIX
9 2 (4.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Open Source
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Patch Management
8 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) MCP
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Xen
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.33%) RACF
3 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
1 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.33%) zSecure
2 6 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Google
4 9 (20.00%) IBM
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) SAP
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 6 (13.33%) CA
6 6 (13.33%) webMethods
7 5 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.67%) Aruba
9 2 (4.44%) F5
9 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.22%) InterSystems
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