The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 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)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7  
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.52% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £300
% change year-on-year -5.71% +45.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 66 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.91% 13.75% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 81
Median daily rate £450 £280 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Essex

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for FTP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WSO2