The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.60% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 3.39% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £438 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £309 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £519 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £300
% change year-on-year -2.43% +36.66%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 165 118 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.78% 17.61% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 208 324
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 9 34
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.88 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Watford - 1 £475 -
FTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 2 (100.00%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) IDoc
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) IDoc
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP