The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 3.54% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £445 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.64%

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
336 254 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.16% 9.80% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 126 131
Median daily rate £363 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 51
Median hourly rate £23.95 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.05% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

FTP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region.

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +1 3 £350 -23.07% 3
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for FTP.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Spring

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) TACACS
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JMX
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) Swing
2 1 (20.00%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware