The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 27 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 150 186
Rank change year-on-year -3 +36  
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 2.87% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £336 £588 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +14.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £384 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £300
% change year-on-year - +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

FTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 343 418 736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.73% 12.04% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 318 542
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £289 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +4.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.65 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.65 £19.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing FTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) SMTP
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) NAS
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) Exstream
5 3 (16.67%) WebSphere

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Exstream
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) SMTP
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
4 2 (11.11%) Telnet
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CCTV
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) High Availability
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) AOP
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Data Deduplication
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) EAI
2 2 (11.11%) Email Filtering
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Axway
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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