Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 204 202
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2 +17
Contract jobs citing FTP 9 34 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 4.67% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 38
Median daily rate £638 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.09% +44.64%
10th Percentile £613 £387 £463
90th Percentile £710 £725 £629
Central London median daily rate £638 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +15.91% - +26.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 298 728 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.50% 11.35% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 543 693
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £209 £210 £235
90th Percentile £659 £656 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £486 £450
% change year-on-year -7.46% +8.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 26
Median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +79.56% -9.85%
10th Percentile £27.73 £18.47 £12.13
90th Percentile £53.35 £43.73 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.75 £26.75 £18.10
% change year-on-year +33.64% +47.79% -9.85%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FTP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FTP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FTP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for FTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) QA
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth
1 3 (33.33%) Guice
1 3 (33.33%) OWASP
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) Kafka
1 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) Gradle
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth2
1 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) Ratpack
1 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 3 (33.33%) GitLab
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (33.33%) Dropwizard

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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) InDesign
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Dropbox
1 1 (11.11%) G Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Google Drive
1 1 (11.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VXLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Adabas
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) GitLab
1 3 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 2 (22.22%) Gatling
2 2 (22.22%) Geb
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
1 2 (22.22%) Police
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Development Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Audio Visual Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) Dropwizard
1 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 3 (33.33%) Guice
1 3 (33.33%) Kafka
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth2
1 3 (33.33%) Ratpack
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (22.22%) WireMock
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) KYC
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Java 8
1 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) Natural
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Lisp
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (11.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
1 2 (22.22%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto