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 30 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 61
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.20% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50%  
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 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 113 119 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.25% 17.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 57
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.90 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

FTP
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

FTP
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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) EFT
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS

FTP
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) EFT
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle