The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 102 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 2.42% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£281 £338 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £306
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
FTP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
288 165 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.44% 9.13% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 102 127
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 13 £281 - 2
FTP
Yorkshire

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
1 16 (94.12%) DNS
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
3 12 (70.59%) Xen
3 12 (70.59%) nginx
3 12 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (70.59%) Google App Engine
3 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (70.59%) IPsec
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Google
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (70.59%) Jetty
3 12 (70.59%) HTTP
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
3 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) J2EE
3 12 (70.59%) IIS
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) Servlets
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Apache
3 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
3 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (70.59%) Google Cloud Platform

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
1 12 (70.59%) nginx
1 12 (70.59%) Jetty
1 12 (70.59%) IIS
1 12 (70.59%) Apache
1 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (70.59%) Google App Engine
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (70.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
1 16 (94.12%) DNS
2 12 (70.59%) IPsec
2 12 (70.59%) HTTP
2 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) SMTP
5 3 (17.65%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) MSI
3 1 (5.88%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) J2EE
1 12 (70.59%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) Xen
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix