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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 420 442 444
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing FTP 244 183 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 2.29% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 129 93
Median daily rate £438 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+39.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 - £32.50

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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 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
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 24 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 +38 211 £438 +34.61% 44
London -2 72 £463 +17.46% 13
South East +24 58 £418 +4.37% 9
Yorkshire +29 34 £500 +73.91% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 26 £473 +11.17% 1
West Yorkshire +10 25 £400 +42.22% 7
Milton Keynes +23 21 £466 - 1
Leeds -2 21 £400 +42.22% 6
North West -12 16 £367 +22.60% 3
Scotland -3 15 £290 -3.33%
North East -60 12 £286 -0.52% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 11 £283 +2.72% 1
Tyne and Wear -57 11 £283 -1.73% 1
City of London +34 10 £588 +38.23% 3
Hampshire +3 10 £344 +7.84% 1
Manchester -3 10 £367 -33.22% 2
South West +6 7 £393 +26.61% 3
Edinburgh -6 7 £370 +32.14%
Surrey -6 7 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £500 -
Sheffield - 7 £500 -
Wales +12 6 £488 +47.72% 1
Bournemouth - 6 £393 -
Dorset - 6 £393 -
Cardiff - 6 £488 -
South Wales - 6 £488 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 5 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England -3 5 £440 +3.52% 5
Berkshire -9 5 £200 -55.55% 4
Croydon - 5 £393 -

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 170 (37.28%) HTTP
2 162 (35.53%) DNS
3 156 (34.21%) Linux
4 149 (32.68%) Windows
5 144 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 131 (28.73%) TCP/IP
7 116 (25.44%) Java
8 111 (24.34%) DHCP
9 110 (24.12%) Unix
10 106 (23.25%) SSL
11 101 (22.15%) Firewall
12 97 (21.27%) IPsec
13 95 (20.83%) WebSphere
14 87 (19.08%) IBM
15 85 (18.64%) IIS
16 82 (17.98%) VMware
17 81 (17.76%) Finance
18 80 (17.54%) Configuration Management
19 79 (17.32%) Cisco
20 77 (16.89%) Security Cleared
21 72 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
22 68 (14.91%) VPN
23 66 (14.47%) Oracle
24 65 (14.25%) Puppet
25 64 (14.04%) SQL
26 63 (13.82%) SC Cleared
26 63 (13.82%) Jenkins
27 59 (12.94%) SQL Server
28 58 (12.72%) DevOps
29 57 (12.50%) .NET

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 95 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 85 (18.64%) IIS
3 52 (11.40%) nginx
3 52 (11.40%) Tomcat
4 51 (11.18%) Apache
5 47 (10.31%) Jetty
6 32 (7.02%) MQSeries
7 25 (5.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 18 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (3.29%) MS Exchange
9 15 (3.29%) Skype for Business
10 14 (3.07%) SharePoint
11 11 (2.41%) CMS
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle 10gAS
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (2.19%) PowerExchange
13 6 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.32%) CICS
13 6 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (6.58%) MS Office
2 29 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.97%) ProjectWise
5 4 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.88%) MS Project
5 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Maximo
1 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.22%) Exstream
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (5.26%) Google App Engine
2 24 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.54%) Office 365
5 5 (1.10%) Boomi
6 4 (0.88%) GitHub
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.66%) IaaS
7 3 (0.66%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.66%) Route 53
7 3 (0.66%) SaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 170 (37.28%) HTTP
2 162 (35.53%) DNS
3 131 (28.73%) TCP/IP
4 111 (24.34%) DHCP
5 106 (23.25%) SSL
6 101 (22.15%) Firewall
7 97 (21.27%) IPsec
8 68 (14.91%) VPN
9 55 (12.06%) Internet
10 54 (11.84%) SMTP
10 54 (11.84%) SSH
11 43 (9.43%) HTTPS
12 37 (8.11%) LDAP
13 33 (7.24%) SNMP
14 32 (7.02%) NetScaler
15 30 (6.58%) Network Security
16 28 (6.14%) Reverse Proxy
17 26 (5.70%) WAN
17 26 (5.70%) WinSCP
18 25 (5.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.46%) MySQL
3 26 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.29%) DB2
6 15 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.19%) PowerCenter
11 8 (1.75%) MS Access
12 6 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.32%) Easytrieve
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 53 (11.62%) Travis CI
3 19 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (4.17%) StarTeam
4 17 (3.73%) XMLSpy
5 14 (3.07%) ClearCase
6 11 (2.41%) Log4j
7 7 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.54%) Subversion
7 7 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.10%) JIRA
9 5 (1.10%) Toad
10 4 (0.88%) Ant
10 4 (0.88%) LoadUI
10 4 (0.88%) Maven
10 4 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.66%) Sublime Text
General
1 81 (17.76%) Finance
2 23 (5.04%) Banking
3 15 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.85%) Publishing
5 6 (1.32%) Front Office
5 6 (1.32%) Games
5 6 (1.32%) Law
5 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Back Office
6 5 (1.10%) Billing
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.66%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (14.47%) Developer
2 65 (14.25%) Analyst
3 50 (10.96%) Network Engineer
4 34 (7.46%) Architect
5 29 (6.36%) Consultant
6 28 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.92%) Administrator
8 21 (4.61%) Web Analyst
9 20 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (3.73%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.51%) Support Engineer
12 15 (3.29%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (3.07%) Tester
14 13 (2.85%) Designer
14 13 (2.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 12 (2.63%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.63%) Web Consultant
15 12 (2.63%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
16 11 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.50%) .NET
2 55 (12.06%) SOAP
2 55 (12.06%) Web Services
3 54 (11.84%) J2EE
4 51 (11.18%) Middleware
5 49 (10.75%) Servlets
6 48 (10.53%) XML
7 42 (9.21%) REST
8 30 (6.58%) JMS
9 27 (5.92%) ISPF
10 22 (4.82%) JSON
11 20 (4.39%) EDI
11 20 (4.39%) IBM Integration Bus
11 20 (4.39%) LAMP
11 20 (4.39%) XSLT
12 19 (4.17%) WSDL
13 18 (3.95%) HTML
13 18 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
13 18 (3.95%) XSD
14 17 (3.73%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.46%) Mainframe
3 30 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.26%) DataPower
6 23 (5.04%) Client/Server
7 18 (3.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 16 (3.51%) SWIFT
9 14 (3.07%) Cryptography
10 12 (2.63%) CESG
11 10 (2.19%) Clustering
11 10 (2.19%) iPad
11 10 (2.19%) Tandem
12 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.97%) iSeries
13 8 (1.75%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.54%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.32%) Video Editing
15 6 (1.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 156 (34.21%) Linux
2 149 (32.68%) Windows
3 110 (24.12%) Unix
4 25 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.82%) AIX
6 21 (4.61%) Solaris
7 19 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 17 (3.73%) Windows Vista
9 16 (3.51%) CentOS
9 16 (3.51%) MVS
9 16 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.85%) SUSE
11 12 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.41%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.41%) zOS
13 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.10%) Debian
16 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.54%) Configuration Management
2 58 (12.72%) DevOps
3 55 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (9.65%) Migration
6 43 (9.43%) ITIL
7 36 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 35 (7.68%) Open Source
9 31 (6.80%) Load Balancing
9 31 (6.80%) SOA
10 26 (5.70%) Project Management
11 24 (5.26%) EAI
11 24 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 22 (4.82%) Change Management
13 18 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (3.73%) Asset Management
14 17 (3.73%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.73%) ITIL V3
14 17 (3.73%) Requirements Management
14 17 (3.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.44%) Java
2 64 (14.04%) SQL
3 53 (11.62%) Perl
4 50 (10.96%) Python
5 34 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 32 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 29 (6.36%) JCL
8 28 (6.14%) JavaScript
9 22 (4.82%) REXX
10 21 (4.61%) C
10 21 (4.61%) PHP
11 15 (3.29%) Ruby
12 11 (2.41%) C++
13 9 (1.97%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
14 8 (1.75%) C#
15 7 (1.54%) Tcl
15 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.54%) VBA
16 6 (1.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 77 (16.89%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.82%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (5.92%) Degree
5 25 (5.48%) CCNP
6 20 (4.39%) CCNA
7 15 (3.29%) CISSP
8 12 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (2.19%) CEH
10 9 (1.97%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.32%) ISEB
12 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.66%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.66%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (0.66%) CCSE
13 3 (0.66%) CISA
13 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.44%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.70%) QA
2 18 (3.95%) HL7
3 14 (3.07%) SEPA
4 8 (1.75%) RMADS
4 8 (1.75%) SLA
5 7 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.66%) WCAG
8 2 (0.44%) BS7799
8 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.22%) GxP
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.22%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 33 (7.24%) Xen
4 27 (5.92%) Time Sharing Option
5 22 (4.82%) Samba
6 19 (4.17%) UAG
7 15 (3.29%) Sendmail
8 9 (1.97%) Docker
8 9 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.54%) StorNext
10 7 (1.54%) XenApp
11 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (1.32%) vSphere
12 5 (1.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.66%) GPFS
13 3 (0.66%) KVM
13 3 (0.66%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (14.25%) Puppet
2 29 (6.36%) Nagios
2 29 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (3.07%) Ansible
5 13 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (2.19%) Control-M
7 9 (1.97%) Netcool
8 6 (1.32%) Cacti
8 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.66%) cPanel
10 3 (0.66%) Fluentd
10 3 (0.66%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.66%) Mesos
10 3 (0.66%) Munin
10 3 (0.66%) nmon
10 3 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.08%) IBM
3 82 (17.98%) VMware
4 79 (17.32%) Cisco
5 66 (14.47%) Oracle
6 52 (11.40%) Red Hat
7 50 (10.96%) HP
8 38 (8.33%) Citrix
9 37 (8.11%) CheckPoint
10 31 (6.80%) F5
11 28 (6.14%) Google
12 27 (5.92%) NetApp
13 20 (4.39%) CA
13 20 (4.39%) Remedy
13 20 (4.39%) SAP
14 14 (3.07%) Informatica
15 13 (2.85%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.63%) Axway
16 12 (2.63%) IronPort
16 12 (2.63%) Juniper
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