The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 119 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.038% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-46.83% +85.88%
FTP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
359 345 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.09% 13.04% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 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
Glasgow - 8 £225 -
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) HTTP
2 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
4 8 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 8 (50.00%) Remedy
4 8 (50.00%) XMLSpy
4 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 8 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
4 8 (50.00%) DataPower
4 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (50.00%) SWIFT
4 8 (50.00%) WinSCP
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (50.00%) SEPA
5 7 (43.75%) REST
5 7 (43.75%) HL7
5 7 (43.75%) EDI
5 7 (43.75%) JMS
5 7 (43.75%) EAI
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) MQSeries
5 7 (43.75%) WSDL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (43.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (18.75%) Apache
5 3 (18.75%) Confluence
6 2 (12.50%) nginx
7 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) HTTP
2 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 8 (50.00%) WinSCP
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) XMLSpy
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (12.50%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) EDI
3 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 7 (43.75%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) WSDL
3 7 (43.75%) XSD
3 7 (43.75%) XSL
3 7 (43.75%) XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) DataPower
1 8 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (43.75%) EAI
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) RPG
3 1 (6.25%) RPG IV
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SEPA
2 7 (43.75%) HL7
3 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Netcool
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago