Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -19
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.44% 0.98% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 5.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% - -
East of England median daily rate £470 £415 £328
% change year-on-year +13.25% +26.72% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £29.61 £21.53
% change year-on-year +35.09% +37.56% -26.41%

FTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 111 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.62% 18.08% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £590 £500
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.70 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Bedfordshire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) QualityStage

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata