The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.39% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 1.62% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 185 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.57% 11.96% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 117
Median daily rate £313 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -51.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FTP in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the East Midlands

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the East Midlands

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 4 £500 -
Derbyshire -13 2 £400 - 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for FTP.

1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (12.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP GTS
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) ERP Manager
2 3 (37.50%) ERP Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) EDI Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
1 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) OpenText