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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 133 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 15 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 3.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £288 £295 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
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
571 304 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.30% 10.08% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 119 206
Median daily rate £330 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £158 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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
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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -5 9 £450 +60.71%
Renfrewshire -37 4 £266 -
FTP
UK

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (56.76%) Unix
2 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 15 (40.54%) IBM
3 14 (37.84%) SNMP
4 13 (35.14%) XML
5 12 (32.43%) Middleware
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) HP
7 10 (27.03%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) QA
8 9 (24.32%) StarTeam
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (24.32%) Netcool
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) CCNP
8 9 (24.32%) CCNA
8 9 (24.32%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (21.62%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) DataPower
9 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 8 (21.62%) WinSCP
9 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
9 8 (21.62%) SWIFT
9 8 (21.62%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (21.62%) SEPA

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 8 (21.62%) MQSeries
1 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) nginx
3 3 (8.11%) lighttpd
4 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 14 (37.84%) SNMP
3 8 (21.62%) HTTPS
3 8 (21.62%) WinSCP
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 6 (16.22%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) SMTP
7 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
7 4 (10.81%) LDAP
7 4 (10.81%) SSH
8 3 (8.11%) IPv4
8 3 (8.11%) IPv6
8 3 (8.11%) Network Security
8 3 (8.11%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) IPsec
9 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (24.32%) StarTeam
2 8 (21.62%) ClearCase
2 8 (21.62%) XMLSpy
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Build Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Audit Manager
5 3 (8.11%) IT Audit Manager
5 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Risk Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) XML
2 12 (32.43%) Middleware
3 8 (21.62%) EDI
3 8 (21.62%) JMS
3 8 (21.62%) JSON
3 8 (21.62%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 8 (21.62%) WSDL
3 8 (21.62%) XSD
3 8 (21.62%) XSL
3 8 (21.62%) XSLT
4 6 (16.22%) ISPF
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) Django
6 4 (10.81%) Laravel
6 4 (10.81%) Regular Expression
7 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (8.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
1 8 (21.62%) DataPower
1 8 (21.62%) Mainframe
1 8 (21.62%) SWIFT
2 7 (18.92%) iSeries
3 6 (16.22%) Tandem
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Debian
4 5 (13.51%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (21.62%) EAI
2 8 (21.62%) SOA
3 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) IT Audit
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) JCL
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) C
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) RPG
6 1 (2.70%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CCNA
1 9 (24.32%) CCNP
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) CISA
3 3 (8.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 8 (21.62%) HL7
2 8 (21.62%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Netcool
2 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (8.11%) Cacti
3 3 (8.11%) Munin
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) IBM
2 11 (29.73%) HP
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Remedy
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) VMware