Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 77 103
Rank change year-on-year -20 +26 +5
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 5.88% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Cheshire median daily rate £270 £406 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.54% -13.56% +25.33%
10th Percentile £238 £350 £458
90th Percentile £294 £444 £486
North West median daily rate £300 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -27.27% +3.13% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 171 187 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.00% 14.38% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 144 164
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £270 £248 £250
90th Percentile £525 £518 £675
North West median daily rate £395 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £20.75 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +36.96% -10.88%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £67.03 £19.15
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.59% -0.97% -4.99%

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
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 23 October 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
Crewe - 3 £270 -
FTP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle