Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 60 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.89% 0.16% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 1.11% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 - £415
East of England median daily rate £500 - £235
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.61
% change year-on-year - +18.20% +32.34%

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 92 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.58% 14.49% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 62 31
Bedfordshire median daily rate £410 £343 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.71% -26.34% +10.39%
10th Percentile £154 £125 £150
90th Percentile £488 £514 £625
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £371
% change year-on-year +10.34% -2.29% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £14.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.93% -39.80% -30.00%
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -50.71% +5.26% -5.00%

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

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £350 -
FTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (75.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft