Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 16 January 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 99 136
Rank change year-on-year -27 +37 -19
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.40% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 2.93% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 - £377
10th Percentile £384 - £363
90th Percentile £519 - £390
Scotland median daily rate £475 £405 £263
% change year-on-year +17.28% +54.29% +14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 266 239 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.23% 13.49% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 137 111
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £219 £200 £223
90th Percentile £575 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.93 £52.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.98% +103.92% +25.93%
10th Percentile £17.71 £13.10 £14.73
90th Percentile £30.09 £52.17 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -43.33%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Edinburgh

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Edinburgh

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for FTP.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) JCL
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ISPF
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ISPF
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft