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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 153 142 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 3.15% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate £376 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.36% +27.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
587 508 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 13.09% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 237 165
Average daily rate £385 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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 -5 7 £426 -22.63% 2
Lancashire -7 4 £275 -
Merseyside +1 2 £400 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) SMTP
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) SSH
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) SNMP
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) TACACS
7 4 (22.22%) Telnet
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Jetty
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) HTTP
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) SMTP
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) SNMP
5 4 (22.22%) SSH
5 4 (22.22%) TACACS
5 4 (22.22%) Telnet
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Web Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) WebOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) ISPF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Web Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
2 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
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