The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 424 455
Rank change year-on-year -80 +31  
Contract jobs citing FTP 79 200 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 2.53% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 119 128
Median daily rate £443 £438 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +31.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £580 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -  
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5978 7894 7394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.83% 15.96% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9425 12827 12006
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 843 864 1004
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in England

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in England

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in England

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in England

FTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -4 45 £480 -4.00% 10
North of England +14 14 £388 -13.88% 11
North West +24 13 £394 +7.21% 7
Midlands +21 9 £400 +42.85% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £500 - 1
East of England -5 5 £445 +1.71% 3
West Midlands +25 3 £388 +38.39% 2
South East -27 2 £338 -19.16% 5
South West -7 1 £375 -4.45%
Yorkshire -15 1 £388 -22.50% 4
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 65 (33.85%) Linux
2 64 (33.33%) Windows
3 61 (31.77%) Unix
3 61 (31.77%) Finance
4 60 (31.25%) HTTP
5 53 (27.60%) IBM
6 51 (26.56%) TCP/IP
7 50 (26.04%) DNS
8 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 44 (22.92%) Java
10 41 (21.35%) SSL
11 35 (18.23%) DHCP
12 32 (16.67%) VMware
13 31 (16.15%) SQL Server
14 30 (15.63%) IIS
14 30 (15.63%) Web Services
15 29 (15.10%) SQL
15 29 (15.10%) Firewall
16 28 (14.58%) Banking
17 27 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (14.06%) .NET
18 26 (13.54%) Oracle
19 25 (13.02%) WebSphere
19 25 (13.02%) DevOps
20 24 (12.50%) Puppet
20 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (12.50%) Tomcat
20 24 (12.50%) Middleware
21 23 (11.98%) Apache
21 23 (11.98%) Axway

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (15.63%) IIS
2 25 (13.02%) WebSphere
3 24 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 23 (11.98%) Apache
5 16 (8.33%) Jetty
5 16 (8.33%) Mongrel
5 16 (8.33%) nginx
6 11 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (5.21%) JBoss
8 5 (2.60%) CMS
8 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.56%) Mule
10 3 (1.56%) SAS
11 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.04%) DNN
11 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.08%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Exstream
3 1 (0.52%) HFM
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (8.33%) Google App Engine
2 16 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.17%) Boomi
5 4 (2.08%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.56%) Heroku
7 2 (1.04%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (31.25%) HTTP
2 51 (26.56%) TCP/IP
3 50 (26.04%) DNS
4 41 (21.35%) SSL
5 35 (18.23%) DHCP
6 29 (15.10%) Firewall
7 21 (10.94%) IPsec
8 20 (10.42%) SSH
9 17 (8.85%) SAN
10 15 (7.81%) HTTPS
11 14 (7.29%) SMTP
12 13 (6.77%) VPN
12 13 (6.77%) WAN
13 11 (5.73%) NAS
14 10 (5.21%) LAN
15 9 (4.69%) iSCSI
16 7 (3.65%) VoIP
17 6 (3.13%) LDAP
17 6 (3.13%) OSPF
17 6 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.73%) MySQL
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.69%) Big Data
6 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.65%) Siebel EIM
8 6 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.56%) HBase
11 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.33%) Travis CI
3 6 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.13%) Subversion
4 4 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.56%) Gradle
5 3 (1.56%) webpack
5 3 (1.56%) XMLSpy
6 2 (1.04%) Ant
6 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.04%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.52%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 61 (31.77%) Finance
2 28 (14.58%) Banking
3 7 (3.65%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.65%) General Ledger
3 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.56%) Electronics
6 3 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (17.19%) Developer
2 22 (11.46%) Analyst
3 15 (7.81%) Consultant
4 12 (6.25%) Architect
5 11 (5.73%) Administrator
5 11 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.69%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (4.69%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (4.17%) Siebel Developer
8 7 (3.65%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (3.65%) Platform Architect
8 7 (3.65%) SAN Administrator
8 7 (3.65%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 6 (3.13%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.13%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.60%) Integration Architect
10 5 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.63%) Web Services
2 27 (14.06%) .NET
3 24 (12.50%) Middleware
4 22 (11.46%) XML
5 18 (9.38%) J2EE
6 17 (8.85%) ISPF
7 16 (8.33%) JMS
7 16 (8.33%) Servlets
8 15 (7.81%) JDBC
8 15 (7.81%) REST
8 15 (7.81%) SOAP
9 11 (5.73%) EDIFACT
10 7 (3.65%) EDI
10 7 (3.65%) RESTful
10 7 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (2.60%) 802.1X
12 5 (2.60%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.60%) HTML
13 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.85%) iSeries
2 17 (8.85%) Tandem
3 14 (7.29%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.65%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.13%) Replication
6 6 (3.13%) TRADACOMS
7 5 (2.60%) DataPower
7 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.08%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.08%) Fintech
8 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.08%) PKI
9 3 (1.56%) Clustering
9 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.85%) Linux
2 64 (33.33%) Windows
3 61 (31.77%) Unix
4 20 (10.42%) zOS
5 19 (9.90%) Windows Server
6 17 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.21%) Solaris
8 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.69%) AIX
10 5 (2.60%) HPUX
11 4 (2.08%) SUSE
12 3 (1.56%) CoreOS
13 2 (1.04%) Android
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.02%) DevOps
2 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.46%) Configuration Management
4 21 (10.94%) B2B
4 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (10.94%) Open Source
5 15 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.81%) High Availability
6 14 (7.29%) Load Balancing
6 14 (7.29%) SOA
7 13 (6.77%) Migration
8 12 (6.25%) EAI
8 12 (6.25%) ITIL
8 12 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.21%) Workflow
10 9 (4.69%) Change Management
10 9 (4.69%) OO
10 9 (4.69%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) Java
2 29 (15.10%) SQL
3 22 (11.46%) PowerShell
4 21 (10.94%) JCL
5 17 (8.85%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.73%) Perl
7 10 (5.21%) C#
8 9 (4.69%) C
8 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.69%) VB
9 8 (4.17%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.13%) ActionScript
11 6 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.60%) Python
12 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (1.56%) Groovy
14 3 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) Siebel Certification
4 6 (3.13%) Degree
5 5 (2.60%) CCNP
6 4 (2.08%) ACCA
6 4 (2.08%) CCNA
6 4 (2.08%) CIMA
7 3 (1.56%) CCIE
7 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.56%) MCSE
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.04%) CISSP
8 2 (1.04%) ISEB
8 2 (1.04%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.04%) SANS
8 2 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) FINREP
3 2 (1.04%) IFRS
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.85%) Time Sharing Option
3 16 (8.33%) Xen
4 15 (7.81%) Active Directory
5 10 (5.21%) NFS
6 9 (4.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (4.69%) Veritas File System
7 8 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.13%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.08%) Docker
11 3 (1.56%) Firmware
11 3 (1.56%) HDFS
11 3 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.04%) XenServer
13 1 (0.52%) KVM
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.52%) Squid
13 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (12.50%) Puppet
2 12 (6.25%) Nagios
3 9 (4.69%) Ansible
3 9 (4.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (4.17%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (4.17%) SCCM
5 7 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.60%) Terraform
7 5 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.56%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (1.56%) WSUS
10 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.04%) QRadar
10 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.04%) yum
Vendors
1 53 (27.60%) IBM
2 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.67%) VMware
4 26 (13.54%) Oracle
5 23 (11.98%) Axway
6 21 (10.94%) IBM Sterling
7 20 (10.42%) SAP
8 16 (8.33%) Google
9 14 (7.29%) Cisco
9 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
10 11 (5.73%) HP
10 11 (5.73%) Veritas
11 10 (5.21%) Sun
12 9 (4.69%) Brocade
12 9 (4.69%) CA
12 9 (4.69%) Citrix
13 8 (4.17%) Apigee
13 8 (4.17%) Dell
13 8 (4.17%) Informatica
13 8 (4.17%) NetApp
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