The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / East of England
Rank 125 117 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.092% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 2.55% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £575 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.95% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 387 353 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.83% 14.37% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 196 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +84.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the East of England

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the East of England

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Essex -6 2 £575 +31.37%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 of England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) Internet
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) SSL
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) IPsec
6 7 (38.89%) LDAP
6 7 (38.89%) HTTP
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) J2EE
7 6 (33.33%) EFT
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 5 (27.78%) QA
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) VoIP
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) SMTP
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) JBoss
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) IIS
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (16.67%) Jetty
3 3 (16.67%) Mongrel
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) Internet
3 9 (50.00%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) LDAP
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) IMAP
7 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) Network Security
7 4 (22.22%) OSPF
7 4 (22.22%) SMTP
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
4 1 (5.56%) JMS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) EFT
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
1 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) WSO2