The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.19 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+20.24% +54.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.65% 19.77% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 4
Median daily rate £430 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FTP across the Northern Ireland region.

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland