Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 215 277
Rank change year-on-year -5 +62 +11
Contract jobs citing FTP 20 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.37% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 17
City of London median daily rate £343 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.50% +29.03% -13.89%
10th Percentile £207 £378 £308
90th Percentile £675 £628 £675
Central London median daily rate £435 £500 £394
% change year-on-year -13.00% +26.90% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 691 928 1536
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.70% 13.56% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 719 1133
City of London median daily rate £450 £441 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +4.88% +5.00%
10th Percentile £181 £262 £217
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 40
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.50 £18.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.32% -12.67%
10th Percentile £13.27 £13.88 £13.19
90th Percentile £29.79 £28.63 £28.87
Central London median hourly rate £21.16 £20.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +5.78% +11.23% -10.10%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 25 July 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 11 (55.00%) HTTP
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
4 7 (35.00%) Siebel EIM
4 7 (35.00%) Workflow
4 7 (35.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
4 7 (35.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Siebel
4 7 (35.00%) EAI
4 7 (35.00%) Siebel Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
4 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) AOP
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Heroku
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) Siebel EIM
3 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) webpack
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Siebel Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Platform Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
3 3 (15.00%) Guice
3 3 (15.00%) OAuth
3 3 (15.00%) OAuth2
3 3 (15.00%) Ratpack
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) CCTV
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) CoreOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) AOP
1 7 (35.00%) EAI
1 7 (35.00%) SDLC
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) CQRS
3 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
1 3 (15.00%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Siebel
2 2 (10.00%) Veeam
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Axway
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com