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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 136 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing FTP 15 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 4.17% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate £295 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £391 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.08% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
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
558 360 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 11.86% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 171 150
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Edinburgh -9 5 £370 +32.14%
Glasgow +6 2 £300 -29.41%
Renfrewshire -31 2 £265 - 1
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (44.44%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) HTTP
3 10 (37.04%) IBM
3 10 (37.04%) Middleware
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) QA
4 9 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 9 (33.33%) StarTeam
4 9 (33.33%) JSON
4 9 (33.33%) DataPower
4 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (33.33%) SWIFT
4 9 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (33.33%) WinSCP
4 9 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (33.33%) SEPA
4 9 (33.33%) Remedy
4 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 9 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (33.33%) XMLSpy
4 9 (33.33%) Netcool
4 9 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) SNMP
4 9 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 9 (33.33%) SOAP

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 8 (29.63%) MQSeries
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 9 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 9 (33.33%) SNMP
2 9 (33.33%) WinSCP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 9 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (33.33%) StarTeam
1 9 (33.33%) XMLSpy
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Build Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Audit Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Audit Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Audit Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Audit Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Risk Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
2 9 (33.33%) JSON
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (29.63%) EDI
3 8 (29.63%) JMS
3 8 (29.63%) REST
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) WSDL
3 8 (29.63%) XSD
3 8 (29.63%) XSL
3 8 (29.63%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (7.41%) Flash
4 2 (7.41%) Servlets
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) DataPower
1 9 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (29.63%) EAI
3 8 (29.63%) SOA
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) IT Audit
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Information Security
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) C
4 3 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) RPG
5 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) CCNP
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CISA
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 9 (33.33%) SEPA
3 8 (29.63%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (33.33%) Netcool
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) HP
2 9 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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