The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 116 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £371
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.56 £30.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +61.33%
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
379 424 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.23% 14.79% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 162
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 5 - -
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) JCL
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 10 (83.33%) ISPF
2 10 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (75.00%) iSeries
3 9 (75.00%) Tandem
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) Mainframe
4 8 (66.67%) Service Management
5 6 (50.00%) Law
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Axway
7 3 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) zOS
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) B2B
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (8.33%) Mitel

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) ISPF
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) iSeries
1 9 (75.00%) Tandem
2 8 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) zOS
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Axway
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Canon
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) Xerox