Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 13 December 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 0.89% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +25.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £358 £458 £330
90th Percentile £545 £486 £420
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 180 224 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.54% 16.27% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 144 211
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £186 £213 £220
90th Percentile £525 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -3.44% +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 36
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.76% +2.42% -8.79%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.25 £12.43
90th Percentile £22.70 £56.38 £23.88
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -10.53%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Cheshire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Cheshire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in Cheshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Warrington - 3 £530 -
Knutsford - 2 £375 -
FTP
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) GREM
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (33.33%) SFIA
2 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
2 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) GCED
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (22.22%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) RAML
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Batch
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Security
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) CESG
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 3 (33.33%) SFIA
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) GCED
1 3 (33.33%) GCFA
1 3 (33.33%) GCIA
1 3 (33.33%) GCIH
1 3 (33.33%) GIAC
1 3 (33.33%) GREM
1 3 (33.33%) GSEC
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware