Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 127 129
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing FTP 12 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 4.86% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £440 £290 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +3.57% +24.44%
10th Percentile £420 £266 £256
90th Percentile £460 £535 £306
Scotland median daily rate £440 £289 £300
% change year-on-year +52.38% -3.75% +30.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 191 288 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.47% 10.25% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 103
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £269 £165
90th Percentile £490 £489 £449
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.75 £13.40 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.70% -66.51% +122.22%
10th Percentile £22.18 £11.97 £12.85
90th Percentile £30.73 £15.14 £42.63
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -18.75% +37.13% +45.85%

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for FTP.

1 12 (100.00%) IBM
1 12 (100.00%) JCL
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 12 (100.00%) Service Management
1 12 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) ISPF
1 12 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (91.67%) Law
3 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Axway
4 1 (8.33%) iSeries
4 1 (8.33%) Tandem
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) zOS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (8.33%) B2B

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) ISPF
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 12 (100.00%) Service Management
2 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Axway
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft