The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 418 458 459
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Contract jobs citing FTP 238 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 2.21% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 141 88
Median daily rate £425 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £523 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8557 8364 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.39% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4560 3874
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 465 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP within the UK.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FTP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

FTP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FTP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
(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
England +34 214 £425 +33.85% 38
London +13 89 £442 +17.73% 15
South East +34 62 £410 +5.80% 5
Yorkshire +9 27 £500 +81.81% 8
Buckinghamshire +28 20 £455 +7.11% 2
Hampshire +10 19 £325 +1.96%
West Yorkshire +11 18 £525 +86.66% 4
Milton Keynes +24 16 £455 - 2
North West -4 15 £360 +20.18% 3
Scotland -16 14 £290 -3.33% 1
Leeds -6 13 £533 +89.51% 3
City of London +42 12 £588 +30.55% 4
Berkshire +8 9 £350 -22.22% 3
Manchester -2 9 £360 -34.54% 2
South Yorkshire +1 8 £500 +122.22%
North East -48 8 £413 +39.83% 1
Surrey - 8 £425 -
Sheffield - 8 £500 -
Reading +2 7 £508 +56.15% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 7 £500 +81.81% 1
Tyne and Wear -48 7 £500 +71.67% 1
South West +6 6 £393 +26.61% 2
Edinburgh -12 5 £370 +32.14%
Dorset - 5 £393 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £393 -
Southampton +15 4 £325 -38.09%
East of England +1 4 £439 +6.36% 4
Lancashire -1 4 £275 - 1
Croydon - 4 £393 -
West Midlands -10 3 £438 +50.21%

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 with a requirement for FTP.

1 171 (38.95%) DNS
2 161 (36.67%) HTTP
3 158 (35.99%) Linux
4 145 (33.03%) Windows
5 131 (29.84%) Microsoft
6 130 (29.61%) TCP/IP
7 117 (26.65%) DHCP
8 112 (25.51%) SSL
9 109 (24.83%) Java
10 96 (21.87%) Firewall
11 92 (20.96%) Unix
12 91 (20.73%) IPsec
13 87 (19.82%) Configuration Management
13 87 (19.82%) WebSphere
14 83 (18.91%) IIS
15 82 (18.68%) Cisco
15 82 (18.68%) IBM
16 81 (18.45%) VMware
17 77 (17.54%) Finance
18 71 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 69 (15.72%) VPN
20 68 (15.49%) Security Cleared
21 66 (15.03%) Oracle
22 65 (14.81%) Puppet
23 64 (14.58%) Jenkins
24 63 (14.35%) SQL
25 61 (13.90%) SC Cleared
26 57 (12.98%) .NET
26 57 (12.98%) Web Services
27 56 (12.76%) SMTP

FTP
Top Related IT Skills 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 87 (19.82%) WebSphere
2 83 (18.91%) IIS
3 48 (10.93%) Tomcat
4 47 (10.71%) Apache
5 45 (10.25%) nginx
6 43 (9.79%) Jetty
7 30 (6.83%) MQSeries
8 24 (5.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 19 (4.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (3.87%) Skype for Business
11 15 (3.42%) SharePoint
12 14 (3.19%) MS Exchange
13 12 (2.73%) CMS
14 11 (2.51%) Oracle 10gAS
14 11 (2.51%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (2.28%) PowerExchange
16 6 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (1.37%) CICS
16 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (6.15%) MS Office
2 25 (5.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.51%) ProjectWise
4 4 (0.91%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Maximo
1 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.23%) Exstream
2 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (5.24%) Google App Engine
2 23 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (5.01%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.59%) Office 365
5 4 (0.91%) GitHub
5 4 (0.91%) PaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.68%) IaaS
6 3 (0.68%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 171 (38.95%) DNS
2 161 (36.67%) HTTP
3 130 (29.61%) TCP/IP
4 117 (26.65%) DHCP
5 112 (25.51%) SSL
6 96 (21.87%) Firewall
7 91 (20.73%) IPsec
8 69 (15.72%) VPN
9 56 (12.76%) SMTP
10 54 (12.30%) SSH
11 51 (11.62%) Internet
12 45 (10.25%) HTTPS
13 36 (8.20%) LDAP
13 36 (8.20%) SNMP
14 34 (7.74%) NetScaler
15 32 (7.29%) LAN
16 31 (7.06%) WAN
17 30 (6.83%) Reverse Proxy
18 26 (5.92%) WinSCP
19 22 (5.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.38%) MySQL
3 27 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 17 (3.87%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.42%) DB2
9 12 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.28%) PowerCenter
12 8 (1.82%) MS Access
12 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (1.37%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.37%) Easytrieve
14 6 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 64 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 52 (11.85%) Travis CI
3 20 (4.56%) Rational DOORS
3 20 (4.56%) StarTeam
4 17 (3.87%) XMLSpy
5 14 (3.19%) ClearCase
6 11 (2.51%) Log4j
7 9 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.59%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.59%) Toad
9 6 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.37%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.37%) JIRA
10 5 (1.14%) Subversion
11 4 (0.91%) Ant
11 4 (0.91%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.91%) JUnit
11 4 (0.91%) Maven
11 4 (0.91%) Selenium
11 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (17.54%) Finance
2 20 (4.56%) Banking
3 17 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.96%) Publishing
5 6 (1.37%) Front Office
5 6 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (1.14%) Billing
6 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.91%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Law
7 4 (0.91%) Legal
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 61 (13.90%) Analyst
2 56 (12.76%) Developer
3 53 (12.07%) Network Engineer
4 31 (7.06%) Administrator
5 30 (6.83%) Architect
5 30 (6.83%) Consultant
6 26 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.78%) Web Analyst
8 18 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (3.64%) Tester
10 15 (3.42%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (3.19%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (2.96%) Designer
13 12 (2.73%) Web Consultant
13 12 (2.73%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (2.51%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.98%) .NET
1 57 (12.98%) Web Services
2 53 (12.07%) SOAP
3 52 (11.85%) J2EE
4 46 (10.48%) XML
5 45 (10.25%) Servlets
6 43 (9.79%) Middleware
7 40 (9.11%) REST
8 27 (6.15%) JMS
9 23 (5.24%) JSON
10 22 (5.01%) EDI
11 21 (4.78%) XSLT
12 19 (4.33%) ISPF
12 19 (4.33%) WSDL
12 19 (4.33%) XSD
13 18 (4.10%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (3.87%) IBM Integration Bus
14 17 (3.87%) XSL
15 16 (3.64%) HTML
16 14 (3.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.92%) DataPower
4 25 (5.69%) Mainframe
5 23 (5.24%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.56%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.19%) SWIFT
8 13 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
9 11 (2.51%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.28%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.28%) Clustering
11 9 (2.05%) CESG
11 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.82%) iPad
13 7 (1.59%) Data Integration
14 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.37%) iSeries
14 6 (1.37%) Video Editing
14 6 (1.37%) VSAM
15 5 (1.14%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 158 (35.99%) Linux
2 145 (33.03%) Windows
3 92 (20.96%) Unix
4 26 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.47%) AIX
5 24 (5.47%) Solaris
6 22 (5.01%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.56%) CentOS
8 17 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.42%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.19%) Windows Vista
11 13 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (2.73%) MVS
12 12 (2.73%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.28%) SUSE
14 8 (1.82%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.59%) zOS
16 5 (1.14%) Debian
16 5 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.82%) Configuration Management
2 56 (12.76%) DevOps
3 48 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.11%) ITIL
6 37 (8.43%) Automated Testing
6 37 (8.43%) Migration
7 32 (7.29%) Open Source
8 31 (7.06%) Load Balancing
9 29 (6.61%) SOA
10 25 (5.69%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.24%) EAI
12 22 (5.01%) Project Management
13 20 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (4.33%) Asset Management
15 18 (4.10%) Requirements Management
16 17 (3.87%) Change Management
16 17 (3.87%) Data Analysis
16 17 (3.87%) ITIL V3
17 16 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (24.83%) Java
2 63 (14.35%) SQL
3 50 (11.39%) Perl
4 44 (10.02%) Python
5 33 (7.52%) Bash Shell
6 32 (7.29%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.69%) JavaScript
8 23 (5.24%) C
9 21 (4.78%) JCL
10 18 (4.10%) PHP
11 16 (3.64%) REXX
12 14 (3.19%) Ruby
13 11 (2.51%) C++
14 10 (2.28%) C#
15 9 (2.05%) ActionScript
15 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.05%) Tcl
16 8 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
17 7 (1.59%) VB
18 6 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (6.15%) Degree
5 26 (5.92%) CCNP
6 22 (5.01%) CCNA
7 12 (2.73%) CISSP
8 9 (2.05%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (1.59%) CEH
10 6 (1.37%) ISEB
11 5 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.91%) CCSE
12 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.68%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (0.68%) CISA
13 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.46%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.38%) QA
2 18 (4.10%) HL7
3 14 (3.19%) SEPA
4 11 (2.51%) SLA
5 8 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.14%) RMADS
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.68%) WCAG
9 2 (0.46%) BS7799
9 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.23%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 71 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (11.39%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.06%) Xen
4 23 (5.24%) Samba
5 19 (4.33%) Time Sharing Option
5 19 (4.33%) UAG
6 14 (3.19%) Sendmail
7 12 (2.73%) Docker
8 10 (2.28%) NFS
9 9 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.59%) StorNext
10 7 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.59%) vSphere
10 7 (1.59%) XenApp
11 5 (1.14%) GPFS
11 5 (1.14%) Postfix
12 4 (0.91%) KVM
12 4 (0.91%) Squid
12 4 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.68%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 65 (14.81%) Puppet
2 29 (6.61%) Nagios
2 29 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.78%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (2.73%) Ansible
6 9 (2.05%) Netcool
7 8 (1.82%) Control-M
8 5 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.14%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.91%) Cacti
9 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.68%) cPanel
10 3 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.68%) nmon
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.68%) systemd
11 2 (0.46%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 131 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (18.68%) Cisco
2 82 (18.68%) IBM
3 81 (18.45%) VMware
4 66 (15.03%) Oracle
5 51 (11.62%) Red Hat
6 45 (10.25%) HP
7 38 (8.66%) Citrix
8 33 (7.52%) F5
9 31 (7.06%) CheckPoint
10 27 (6.15%) NetApp
11 26 (5.92%) Google
12 23 (5.24%) Remedy
13 22 (5.01%) CA
14 18 (4.10%) SAP
15 15 (3.42%) Blue Coat
15 15 (3.42%) IronPort
16 12 (2.73%) Axway
16 12 (2.73%) BMC
17 11 (2.51%) Informatica
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