The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 21 29
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.87% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.14% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £396
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +23.63%
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West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.96% 12.17% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate £275 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire