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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 443 478
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35  
Contract jobs citing FTP 112 185 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 2.52% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 101 91
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £331 £300
% change year-on-year +35.84% +10.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 6060 7327 7289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.52% 14.75% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3746 4449 4027
Median daily rate £400 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 309 403
Median hourly rate £23.95 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +7 48 £450 +10.76% 17
South East -28 26 £475 +40.74% 6
North West +34 13 £375 -0.13% 1
Yorkshire +9 7 £440 -7.36% 3
South West -2 5 £550 - 6
North East -4 4 £269 - 2
West Midlands +11 2 £425 -4.76% 3
East of England -9 2 £575 +14.95% 1
East Midlands - 2 £420 -
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 94 (40.17%) Linux
2 81 (34.62%) Windows
3 78 (33.33%) Unix
4 75 (32.05%) DNS
5 69 (29.49%) Finance
6 65 (27.78%) HTTP
7 64 (27.35%) TCP/IP
8 56 (23.93%) Microsoft
9 53 (22.65%) IBM
10 52 (22.22%) Java
11 49 (20.94%) SSL
12 48 (20.51%) DHCP
13 43 (18.38%) VMware
14 42 (17.95%) Oracle
15 41 (17.52%) Firewall
15 41 (17.52%) SQL
16 39 (16.67%) IIS
17 38 (16.24%) SQL Server
17 38 (16.24%) SSH
18 36 (15.38%) Configuration Management
18 36 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (14.96%) IPsec
20 34 (14.53%) WebSphere
21 33 (14.10%) Puppet
22 31 (13.25%) DevOps
22 31 (13.25%) SMTP
23 30 (12.82%) Apache
23 30 (12.82%) Middleware
24 29 (12.39%) Red Hat
24 29 (12.39%) Amazon AWS

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 39 (16.67%) IIS
2 34 (14.53%) WebSphere
3 30 (12.82%) Apache
4 27 (11.54%) Tomcat
5 20 (8.55%) Jetty
5 20 (8.55%) Mongrel
5 20 (8.55%) nginx
6 12 (5.13%) JBoss
7 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.14%) SAS
10 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.71%) CMS
11 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.71%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.71%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.28%) Exstream
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) HFM
5 1 (0.43%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.43%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (8.55%) Google App Engine
2 20 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.13%) Boomi
5 4 (1.71%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.85%) PaaS
6 2 (0.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (32.05%) DNS
2 65 (27.78%) HTTP
3 64 (27.35%) TCP/IP
4 49 (20.94%) SSL
5 48 (20.51%) DHCP
6 41 (17.52%) Firewall
7 38 (16.24%) SSH
8 35 (14.96%) IPsec
9 31 (13.25%) SMTP
10 26 (11.11%) SAN
11 23 (9.83%) NAS
11 23 (9.83%) VPN
12 22 (9.40%) Internet
13 19 (8.12%) WAN
14 17 (7.26%) HTTPS
14 17 (7.26%) SNMP
15 16 (6.84%) BGP
15 16 (6.84%) OSPF
16 15 (6.41%) LAN
17 13 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.13%) MySQL
5 11 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.99%) Big Data
9 6 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.14%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.71%) DB2
11 4 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (11.97%) Jenkins
2 24 (10.26%) Travis CI
3 8 (3.42%) Subversion
4 7 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.56%) Ant
6 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.14%) Maven
6 5 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.14%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.14%) StarTeam
7 4 (1.71%) Checkstyle
7 4 (1.71%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.71%) JUnit
7 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.71%) XMLUnit
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (29.49%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Banking
3 17 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.56%) Electronics
5 5 (2.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.71%) Front Office
6 4 (1.71%) Law
6 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.71%) Marketing
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 42 (17.95%) Developer
2 21 (8.97%) Administrator
3 16 (6.84%) Consultant
4 15 (6.41%) Architect
4 15 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
5 13 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
6 12 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 12 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (4.70%) Analyst
7 11 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) ETL Developer
8 9 (3.85%) SAN Administrator
8 9 (3.85%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 8 (3.42%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (2.99%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.99%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.82%) Middleware
2 28 (11.97%) .NET
3 27 (11.54%) Web Services
4 26 (11.11%) J2EE
5 20 (8.55%) Servlets
6 19 (8.12%) XML
7 18 (7.69%) JMS
8 17 (7.26%) JDBC
9 16 (6.84%) ISPF
10 15 (6.41%) SOAP
11 13 (5.56%) REST
12 9 (3.85%) RESTful
13 7 (2.99%) HTML
13 7 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (2.56%) EDIFACT
14 6 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
15 5 (2.14%) Apache Camel
15 5 (2.14%) ODBC
15 5 (2.14%) SAP PI
16 4 (1.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.26%) iSeries
3 16 (6.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (6.84%) Tandem
4 14 (5.98%) Mainframe
5 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.85%) Clustering
6 9 (3.85%) Replication
7 7 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.99%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.14%) EFT
9 5 (2.14%) IPTV
9 5 (2.14%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (2.14%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.71%) DataPower
10 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 94 (40.17%) Linux
2 81 (34.62%) Windows
3 78 (33.33%) Unix
4 27 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.55%) Solaris
6 19 (8.12%) Windows Server
6 19 (8.12%) zOS
7 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.70%) AIX
10 8 (3.42%) HPUX
11 7 (2.99%) SUSE
12 6 (2.56%) Android
12 6 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.14%) CentOS
14 4 (1.71%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.28%) MVS
15 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 31 (13.25%) DevOps
3 25 (10.68%) High Availability
3 25 (10.68%) Open Source
4 24 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.55%) Load Balancing
6 18 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (7.69%) ITIL
6 18 (7.69%) SOA
7 17 (7.26%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.84%) B2B
9 15 (6.41%) ETL
10 12 (5.13%) Change Management
10 12 (5.13%) OO
11 11 (4.70%) OOP
12 10 (4.27%) Analytics
12 10 (4.27%) Capacity Management
12 10 (4.27%) Project Management
13 9 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.22%) Java
2 41 (17.52%) SQL
3 20 (8.55%) JCL
4 17 (7.26%) Perl
4 17 (7.26%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 15 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.13%) C
7 11 (4.70%) Python
8 9 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.56%) ActionScript
9 6 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
9 6 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
9 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.14%) C#
10 5 (2.14%) XPath
11 4 (1.71%) PHP
11 4 (1.71%) VB
12 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.56%) CCNP
4 12 (5.13%) CCNA
5 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.42%) Degree
7 7 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.56%) CISSP
9 5 (2.14%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.14%) CCIE
9 5 (2.14%) CEH
9 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.71%) CCIP
10 4 (1.71%) MCSE
10 4 (1.71%) RHCT
11 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.28%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) IFRS
4 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.43%) RMADS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.55%) NFS
3 19 (8.12%) Xen
4 18 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (7.26%) Time Sharing Option
6 16 (6.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 14 (5.98%) Veritas File System
8 11 (4.70%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.71%) Firmware
12 3 (1.28%) HDFS
12 3 (1.28%) Samba
12 3 (1.28%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.28%) vSphere
13 2 (0.85%) ACF2
13 2 (0.85%) Docker
13 2 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 33 (14.10%) Puppet
2 20 (8.55%) Nagios
3 14 (5.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 13 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 11 (4.70%) EMC Navisphere
7 7 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.14%) SCCM
8 5 (2.14%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.28%) Ansible
10 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.28%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.85%) QRadar
11 2 (0.85%) Terraform
11 2 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (22.65%) IBM
3 43 (18.38%) VMware
4 42 (17.95%) Oracle
5 29 (12.39%) Red Hat
6 26 (11.11%) Cisco
7 23 (9.83%) Veritas
8 22 (9.40%) Axway
8 22 (9.40%) Google
9 20 (8.55%) HP
9 20 (8.55%) SAP
10 19 (8.12%) Sun
11 17 (7.26%) NetApp
12 16 (6.84%) IBM Sterling
13 15 (6.41%) Brocade
14 14 (5.98%) EMC
15 12 (5.13%) Dell
16 10 (4.27%) CA
16 10 (4.27%) Symantec
17 9 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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