Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 158 208
Rank change year-on-year +28 +50 +8
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 9 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 2.32% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 30
10th Percentile £468 £590 £402
25th Percentile £513 £613 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £650 £638
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +1.96% +15.91%
75th Percentile £713 £725 £725
90th Percentile " " £729
Central London median daily rate £675 £650 £550
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% -

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 261 388 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.50% 9.92% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 283 592
10th Percentile £338 £208 £190
25th Percentile £407 £331 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £502 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.61% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £572 £575
90th Percentile £676 £660 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 21
10th Percentile £12.93 £16.39 £18.13
25th Percentile £15.06 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate £20.25 £31.75 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -36.22% +44.32% +17.65%
75th Percentile £23.00 £42.25 £33.50
90th Percentile " £52.83 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £30.05 £21.07
% change year-on-year -32.61% +42.60% +20.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
FTP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 9 (75.00%) SAN
1 9 (75.00%) Replication
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) AS400
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) iSeries
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Middleware
2 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) LPAR
2 8 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 8 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 8 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 8 (66.67%) Project Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) PMP
4 5 (41.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Emotional Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Business Case
4 5 (41.67%) IaaS

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 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Gatling
1 2 (16.67%) Geb
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) GitLab
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Spock
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) Dropwizard
2 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (16.67%) Guice
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (16.67%) OAuth
2 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 2 (16.67%) Ratpack
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (16.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Replication
2 8 (66.67%) AS400
2 8 (66.67%) iSeries
2 8 (66.67%) LPAR
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 8 (66.67%) Project Delivery
1 8 (66.67%) Project Governance
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Business Case
2 5 (41.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Emotional Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Java 8
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec