Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 76 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 0.58% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 2.81% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Essex median daily rate £525 £279 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.00% -0.27% +40.00%
10th Percentile £513 £201 £205
90th Percentile £538 £414 £338
East of England median daily rate £470 £415 £328
% change year-on-year +13.25% +26.72% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £29.61 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.09% -8.89% +11.11%
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £29.61 £21.53
% change year-on-year +35.09% +37.56% -26.41%

FTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 178 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.02% 20.53% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £166 £213 £260
90th Percentile £595 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +11.04% +6.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £21.00
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
FTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) SmokePing
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics

FTP
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 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MRTG
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Production Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom
1 1 (25.00%) VMware