Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 2018 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 of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 201 164
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37 -9
Contract jobs citing FTP 34 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 0.74% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 25
East of England median daily rate £490 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -1.05% +42.32%
10th Percentile £209 £418 £161
90th Percentile £600 £526 £583
England median daily rate £481 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +11.92% +4.24% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £17.70 £13.75
% change year-on-year +35.57% +28.75% -36.12%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 903 940 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.72% 18.60% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 462 464
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £178 £178 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £542
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 118 63
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.35% -34.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.81 £12.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.05 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Essex +10 20 £563 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £413 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £275 - 2
Bedfordshire +3 2 - -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) HTTP
2 22 (64.71%) DNS
3 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
4 18 (52.94%) DHCP
4 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
5 14 (41.18%) SSL
5 14 (41.18%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (38.24%) VMware
7 12 (35.29%) IPsec
7 12 (35.29%) .NET
7 12 (35.29%) Apache
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (35.29%) Puppet
8 11 (32.35%) DevOps
8 11 (32.35%) nginx
8 11 (32.35%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (32.35%) Google App Engine
8 11 (32.35%) Open Source
8 11 (32.35%) Xen
8 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (32.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (32.35%) Mongrel
8 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
8 11 (32.35%) Servlets
8 11 (32.35%) IIS
8 11 (32.35%) Google
8 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
8 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration

FTP
Co-occurring 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 11 (32.35%) IIS
2 11 (32.35%) Jetty
2 11 (32.35%) Mongrel
2 11 (32.35%) nginx
2 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (32.35%) Google App Engine
2 11 (32.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.82%) Heroku
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) DNS
1 22 (64.71%) HTTP
2 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
3 18 (52.94%) DHCP
4 14 (41.18%) SSL
5 12 (35.29%) IPsec
6 8 (23.53%) Broadband
7 7 (20.59%) DLNA
7 7 (20.59%) DSL
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) IPv4
7 7 (20.59%) IPv6
7 7 (20.59%) UPnP
7 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
7 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (11.76%) Telnet
9 3 (8.82%) Firewall
9 3 (8.82%) SMTP
9 3 (8.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
1 9 (26.47%) Travis CI
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) GitLab
3 3 (8.82%) Gradle
3 3 (8.82%) gulp
3 3 (8.82%) Spock
4 2 (5.88%) Gatling
4 2 (5.88%) Geb
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) SCADA Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) Servlets
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) J2EE
4 7 (20.59%) Ajax
4 7 (20.59%) CGI
4 7 (20.59%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Dropwizard
5 3 (8.82%) Ember.js
5 3 (8.82%) Guice
5 3 (8.82%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) OAuth
5 3 (8.82%) OAuth2
5 3 (8.82%) Ratpack
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Media Streaming
1 7 (20.59%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) SCADA
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) HPUX
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) zOS
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) VME
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps
2 11 (32.35%) Open Source
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (20.59%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (20.59%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (20.59%) Innovative Thinking
4 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) OWASP
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) C
4 7 (20.59%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.76%) Korn
6 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.82%) ES6
7 3 (8.82%) Java 8
7 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (5.88%) JCL
8 2 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.94%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.94%) COBOL
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (32.35%) Xen
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.94%) Salt
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat