Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 85 114
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -16
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £358 £463 £325
90th Percentile £545 £488 £375
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -24.32%
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 180 168 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.90% 14.07% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 231
Cheshire median daily rate £340 £423 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.53% -3.43% +20.69%
10th Percentile £122 £193 £231
90th Percentile £523 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £406
% change year-on-year -6.31% -1.48% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -4.33% -2.98%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.25 £15.19
90th Percentile £36.00 £23.48 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -4.33% -6.47%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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
Knutsford - 4 £375 -
Warrington - 3 £530 -
FTP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) GREM
4 3 (25.00%) Cyberattack
4 3 (25.00%) SFIA
4 3 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) CESG Infosec
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics

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 (16.67%) Anypoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) ISPF
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) RAML
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Batch
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) CESG
2 3 (25.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) SFIA
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) JCL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) GCED
2 3 (25.00%) GCFA
2 3 (25.00%) GCIA
2 3 (25.00%) GCIH
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 3 (25.00%) GREM
2 3 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (8.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) VMware