Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 521 483
Rank change year-on-year -3 -38 -28
Contract jobs citing FTP 103 102 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.61% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 89
London median daily rate £513 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £256
90th Percentile £634 £540 £575
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
London median hourly rate £19.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £18.00 - £9.83
90th Percentile £20.00 - £14.75
England median hourly rate £17.70 £29.61 £21.53
% change year-on-year -40.21% +37.56% +24.78%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5406 6328 5978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.97% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4128 3946
London median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £215
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 142 180
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.12 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +2.74% -2.08%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.52 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.01 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London +2 27 £563 +18.42%
South London -11 7 £416 +28.08%
West London -9 1 - - 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 45 (43.69%) Java
2 38 (36.89%) Web Services
3 36 (34.95%) HTTP
4 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
5 33 (32.04%) Linux
6 32 (31.07%) SQL
6 32 (31.07%) DNS
7 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (26.21%) Finance
8 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (25.24%) SSL
10 22 (21.36%) VPN
11 21 (20.39%) Windows
11 21 (20.39%) QA
11 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
12 20 (19.42%) Puppet
12 20 (19.42%) Subversion
13 19 (18.45%) IPsec
13 19 (18.45%) .NET
13 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
13 19 (18.45%) DevOps
14 18 (17.48%) Banking
15 17 (16.50%) DHCP
15 17 (16.50%) Oracle
16 16 (15.53%) SOAP
16 16 (15.53%) Firewall
16 16 (15.53%) VMware
17 15 (14.56%) Maven
17 15 (14.56%) JUnit
17 15 (14.56%) JDBC

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (13.59%) Apache
2 13 (12.62%) JBoss
3 12 (11.65%) nginx
4 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (8.74%) IIS
6 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.80%) Jetty
7 7 (6.80%) Mongrel
7 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.94%) CMS
9 2 (1.94%) Drupal
9 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.59%) OpenShift
3 13 (12.62%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (7.77%) Google App Engine
5 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (5.83%) Heroku
7 5 (4.85%) Amazon S3
7 5 (4.85%) Route 53
7 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.88%) Office 365
9 2 (1.94%) GitHub
10 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) HTTP
2 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
3 32 (31.07%) DNS
4 26 (25.24%) SSL
5 22 (21.36%) VPN
6 19 (18.45%) IPsec
7 17 (16.50%) DHCP
8 16 (15.53%) Firewall
9 13 (12.62%) Internet
9 13 (12.62%) SMTP
10 11 (10.68%) SSH
11 9 (8.74%) HTTPS
11 9 (8.74%) LDAP
12 6 (5.83%) BGP
12 6 (5.83%) WAN
13 5 (4.85%) SAN
14 4 (3.88%) MPLS
15 3 (2.91%) NAS
15 3 (2.91%) Network Security
15 3 (2.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.88%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) DataStage
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) Informix
7 1 (0.97%) Ingres
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.42%) Subversion
3 15 (14.56%) JUnit
3 15 (14.56%) Maven
4 14 (13.59%) Ant
4 14 (13.59%) Checkstyle
4 14 (13.59%) Eclipse
4 14 (13.59%) IntelliJ
4 14 (13.59%) SoapUI
4 14 (13.59%) XMLUnit
5 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.80%) Travis CI
7 6 (5.83%) Gradle
8 4 (3.88%) gulp
8 4 (3.88%) webpack
9 3 (2.91%) GitLab
10 2 (1.94%) Gatling
10 2 (1.94%) Geb
10 2 (1.94%) Grunt
10 2 (1.94%) Spock
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 13 (12.62%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Billing
6 3 (2.91%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Developer
2 17 (16.50%) Analyst
3 16 (15.53%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Architect
5 9 (8.74%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Integration Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) Platform Architect
8 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Siebel Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) SOA Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) Web Services
2 19 (18.45%) .NET
3 16 (15.53%) SOAP
4 15 (14.56%) JDBC
4 15 (14.56%) JMS
5 14 (13.59%) Apache Camel
5 14 (13.59%) Hibernate
5 14 (13.59%) JavaBeans
5 14 (13.59%) XSD
5 14 (13.59%) XSL
6 13 (12.62%) CSS
6 13 (12.62%) HTML
7 11 (10.68%) Drools
7 11 (10.68%) jQuery
8 10 (9.71%) JSON
9 9 (8.74%) J2EE
10 8 (7.77%) Servlets
10 8 (7.77%) XML
11 7 (6.80%) REST
12 6 (5.83%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.88%) Equities
5 4 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.94%) iSeries
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Tandem
8 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.97%) Fintech
8 1 (0.97%) iPad
8 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Linux
2 21 (20.39%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Android
3 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.71%) Unix
3 10 (9.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) CoreOS
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) AIX
6 2 (1.94%) Solaris
6 2 (1.94%) zOS
7 1 (0.97%) CatOS
7 1 (0.97%) SUSE
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.45%) DevOps
3 15 (14.56%) SOA
4 14 (13.59%) Code Coverage
4 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.59%) Microservices
4 14 (13.59%) Sequence Diagram
4 14 (13.59%) UML
4 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
4 14 (13.59%) Use Case
4 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
5 13 (12.62%) Fund Management
5 13 (12.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.68%) EAI
8 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.77%) Open Source
9 8 (7.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.69%) Java
2 32 (31.07%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.59%) XPath
5 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.68%) PHP
6 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.71%) C++
8 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.80%) Perl
8 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.83%) Groovy
9 6 (5.83%) Python
10 4 (3.88%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 4 (3.88%) VBScript
11 3 (2.91%) C#
11 3 (2.91%) Go
12 2 (1.94%) ES6
12 2 (1.94%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) Siebel Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CCIE
6 2 (1.94%) CCNP
6 2 (1.94%) CISM
6 2 (1.94%) CISSP
6 2 (1.94%) RHCE
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) CEH
7 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.97%) GSEC
7 1 (0.97%) MCSE
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) GCP
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
1 15 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.74%) Docker
3 8 (7.77%) Xen
4 3 (2.91%) NFS
5 2 (1.94%) Samba
5 2 (1.94%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.97%) pfSense
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
2 14 (13.59%) Terraform
3 11 (10.68%) Ansible
4 6 (5.83%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (4.85%) SCCM
6 4 (3.88%) Control-M
7 2 (1.94%) Nagios
7 2 (1.94%) QRadar
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.97%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.97%) Icinga
8 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.97%) OfficeScan
8 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.97%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle
3 16 (15.53%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) Solace
4 11 (10.68%) Sybase
5 9 (8.74%) Google
5 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.80%) Cisco
7 5 (4.85%) F5
7 5 (4.85%) HP
7 5 (4.85%) McAfee
7 5 (4.85%) RightFax
8 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.88%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.88%) Siebel
9 3 (2.91%) Apple
9 3 (2.91%) Citrix
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) SAP
9 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds