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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 60 53 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.89% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £575 £438 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.37% +157.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 87 53 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.47% 11.67% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 37
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FTP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Essex

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Southend-on-Sea -22 1 £575 +31.42%
FTP
East of England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for FTP.

1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) SMTP
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) IMAP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
4 3 (42.86%) Mongrel
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Xen
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) nginx
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS

FTP
Top Related 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) Mongrel
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) IMAP
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) SMTP
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Server Technician
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2