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 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 of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 116 132
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16  
Contract jobs citing FTP 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 2.40% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Median daily rate £445 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £292 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £300
% change year-on-year +1.85% +35.00%  
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 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 469 375 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.38% 15.04% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 216 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 63
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +70.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 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 3 months to 25 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
Hertfordshire -5 2 £438 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £415 -
Essex -13 1 £525 +162.50% 1
FTP
England

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

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Xen
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Jetty
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins

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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) Mongrel
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) IPsec
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) EDI
2 2 (28.57%) EDIFACT
2 2 (28.57%) IDoc
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) WSO2