The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 121 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £263 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
328 302 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.48% 12.72% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 145 157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
FTP
UK

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the Scotland region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £225 -
Glasgow - - - - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) StarTeam
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SNA
1 1 (12.50%) TELNET
1 1 (12.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) StarTeam
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) OS/390
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) REXX
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
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