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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 20 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.38% - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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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
38 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.16% 8.62% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate £220 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £100 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £325 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (60.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Metaprogramming
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) LogLogic
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) GPEN
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) DB2 UDB
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Metaprogramming
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SSCP
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) GCIH
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
1 2 (40.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) LogLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sun