Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 11 December 2018 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - +58 +10
Contract jobs citing FTP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.28% - 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% - 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate £512 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +20.47% +0.59% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 77 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.97% 20.47% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 43
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +23.51%
10th Percentile £258 £209 £173
90th Percentile £675 £552 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -54.00% -40.19%
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% +2.94%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Lancashire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Lancashire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
FTP
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware