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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 146 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.042% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.37% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £280 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-41.92% -28.25%
FTP
England

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
449 273 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.16% 11.40% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 147 175
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
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 28 July 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
Solihull - 2 £289 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for FTP.

1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade

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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware