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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.90% - 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +32.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £23.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +62.06%
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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
21 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.92% 13.41% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £100 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.99% -1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SSCP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) OPNET
2 5 (83.33%) GIAC
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) GCIH
2 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) Snort
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (83.33%) LogLogic
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) GPEN

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
2 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) SSCP
1 5 (83.33%) GIAC
1 5 (83.33%) GCIH
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) GPEN
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) OPNET
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
1 5 (83.33%) ArcSight
1 5 (83.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle