Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 174 171
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -15
Contract jobs citing FTP 25 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 3.32% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 14
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +91.49% -24.80%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £124
90th Percentile £556 £558 £557
England median daily rate £512 £500 £440
% change year-on-year +2.45% +13.64% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.20% +36.53%
England median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% -6.67% +78.57%

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 778 722 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.03% 15.61% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 354 412
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.44% -10.31%
10th Percentile £229 £143 £163
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £425 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +0.24% +2.79% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 96 66
East of England median hourly rate £16.21 £21.23 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.65% -34.19% -12.24%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £10.63
90th Percentile £66.81 £48.00 £44.09
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.98% -10.42%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +17 19 £500 - 5
Bedfordshire +5 3 £350 -28.21%
Essex -8 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +17 1 £230 - 3
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) HTTP
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (44.00%) PaaS
5 11 (44.00%) Terraform
5 11 (44.00%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (44.00%) Serverless
5 11 (44.00%) Azure Functions
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
9 6 (24.00%) HTTPS
9 6 (24.00%) CA
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) SMTP
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) LDAP
11 4 (16.00%) Migration
11 4 (16.00%) PKI
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
12 3 (12.00%) Web Development
12 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Azure Functions
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (44.00%) PaaS
1 11 (44.00%) Serverless
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) HTTP
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) HTTPS
5 5 (20.00%) SMTP
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) SSH
7 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
7 2 (8.00%) 5G
7 2 (8.00%) APPN
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) LTE
7 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (8.00%) RTP
7 2 (8.00%) SNA
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
7 2 (8.00%) Telnet
7 2 (8.00%) UTRAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) EDI Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) APPC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) ISPF
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) EDIFACT
4 1 (4.00%) IDoc
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) VSAM
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) zOS
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Component Testing
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) B2B
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) JCL
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) REXX
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) RACF
2 2 (8.00%) Squid
2 2 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Terraform
2 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) OVPM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) CA
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Ciena
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds