Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 452 499
Rank change year-on-year +19 +47 -18
Contract jobs citing FTP 157 176 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 3.19% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 118 64
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £336 £307 £256
90th Percentile £675 £625 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +50.00%

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 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 4,213 5,522 4,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.44% 12.20% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,827 3,805 3,124
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £432 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 163 132
London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% +5.44%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +3 43 £550 +1.38%
West London +15 5 £450 +4.35%
North London - 5 £363 - 1
South London +19 4 - -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 94 (59.87%) Java
2 87 (55.41%) DNS
3 79 (50.32%) Linux
4 77 (49.04%) HTTP
5 75 (47.77%) TCP/IP
6 67 (42.68%) Microservices
7 66 (42.04%) Open Source
8 64 (40.76%) SSL
9 62 (39.49%) Configuration Management
10 59 (37.58%) DevOps
11 58 (36.94%) DHCP
11 58 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (34.39%) IPsec
12 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
13 49 (31.21%) Puppet
14 48 (30.57%) Relational Database
15 46 (29.30%) Travis CI
15 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (28.66%) MySQL
16 45 (28.66%) MongoDB
17 42 (26.75%) Docker
18 37 (23.57%) Spring
19 35 (22.29%) NoSQL
19 35 (22.29%) Git (software)
19 35 (22.29%) Virtual Machines
20 34 (21.66%) Target Operating Model
20 34 (21.66%) SQL
20 34 (21.66%) RDBMS
21 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
21 33 (21.02%) REST

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 27 (17.20%) WebSphere
2 19 (12.10%) Confluence
3 17 (10.83%) Apache
4 16 (10.19%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.55%) IIS
5 15 (9.55%) nginx
6 14 (8.92%) Jetty
6 14 (8.92%) Mongrel
6 14 (8.92%) WebLogic
7 13 (8.28%) GlassFish
7 13 (8.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (5.73%) JCAPS
9 8 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (3.82%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.64%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (8.92%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (8.92%) Google App Engine
5 10 (6.37%) GitHub
6 7 (4.46%) Office 365
6 7 (4.46%) PaaS
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.18%) OpenShift
7 5 (3.18%) Serverless
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.91%) Heroku
9 2 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.27%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.27%) SaaS
10 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (55.41%) DNS
2 77 (49.04%) HTTP
3 75 (47.77%) TCP/IP
4 64 (40.76%) SSL
5 58 (36.94%) DHCP
6 54 (34.39%) IPsec
7 19 (12.10%) Firewall
8 17 (10.83%) SMTP
9 12 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (7.64%) SNMP
9 12 (7.64%) VPN
10 10 (6.37%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (6.37%) LAN
11 9 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (5.73%) DMZ
11 9 (5.73%) WAN
12 6 (3.82%) HTTPS
13 5 (3.18%) SSH
13 5 (3.18%) WLAN
14 4 (2.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.57%) Relational Database
2 45 (28.66%) MongoDB
2 45 (28.66%) MySQL
3 35 (22.29%) NoSQL
4 34 (21.66%) RDBMS
5 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
6 15 (9.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.64%) DB2
8 1 (0.64%) Power BI
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
2 46 (29.30%) Travis CI
3 35 (22.29%) Git (software)
4 29 (18.47%) Maven
5 20 (12.74%) JIRA
5 20 (12.74%) JUnit
6 19 (12.10%) Ant
7 15 (9.55%) gulp
8 13 (8.28%) GitLab
8 13 (8.28%) Gradle
8 13 (8.28%) Subversion
9 11 (7.01%) Gatling
9 11 (7.01%) Geb
9 11 (7.01%) Mockito
9 11 (7.01%) Spock
10 3 (1.91%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.64%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 24 (15.29%) Banking
3 11 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.37%) Back Office
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.55%) Wholesale Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Law
6 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (17.83%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Integration Developer
6 11 (7.01%) Backend Developer
6 11 (7.01%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Agile Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) KYC Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.57%) Spring
2 33 (21.02%) REST
3 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
4 21 (13.38%) J2EE
4 21 (13.38%) Spring Boot
4 21 (13.38%) Web Services
5 20 (12.74%) SOAP
6 19 (12.10%) JDBC
6 19 (12.10%) JMS
6 19 (12.10%) XML
7 17 (10.83%) .NET
8 16 (10.19%) CSS
8 16 (10.19%) HTML
9 15 (9.55%) HTML5
9 15 (9.55%) Servlets
10 14 (8.92%) Java EE
10 14 (8.92%) OAuth
11 13 (8.28%) Dropwizard
11 13 (8.28%) Guice
11 13 (8.28%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.92%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) SCADA
7 1 (0.64%) CESG
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.64%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 79 (50.32%) Linux
2 8 (5.10%) Windows
3 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.55%) CentOS
5 3 (1.91%) Android
5 3 (1.91%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.91%) Unix
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) VMS
7 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) Microservices
2 66 (42.04%) Open Source
3 62 (39.49%) Configuration Management
4 59 (37.58%) DevOps
5 58 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (21.66%) Target Operating Model
8 33 (21.02%) Thought Leadership
9 30 (19.11%) OO
9 30 (19.11%) Test Automation
10 29 (18.47%) OOP
11 17 (10.83%) Scrum
12 16 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (9.55%) TDD
14 14 (8.92%) Network Design
14 14 (8.92%) SDLC
15 13 (8.28%) Domain-Driven Design
15 13 (8.28%) OWASP
16 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
17 11 (7.01%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.87%) Java
2 34 (21.66%) SQL
3 27 (17.20%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.29%) Java 8
4 24 (15.29%) TypeScript
5 16 (10.19%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.92%) ES6
7 12 (7.64%) XPath
8 9 (5.73%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.73%) Python
9 5 (3.18%) Ruby
10 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.55%) Perl
11 3 (1.91%) Groovy
12 2 (1.27%) C#
12 2 (1.27%) C++
12 2 (1.27%) Go
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.82%) Degree
5 5 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.18%) CCNP
6 4 (2.55%) CCIE
6 4 (2.55%) OCPJP
6 4 (2.55%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.64%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) CEH
8 1 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.64%) CISM
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.91%) GDPR
2 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) IFRS
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 42 (26.75%) Docker
2 35 (22.29%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
4 14 (8.92%) Xen
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.64%) RACF
5 1 (0.64%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (31.21%) Puppet
2 32 (20.38%) Kubernetes
3 23 (14.65%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (12.10%) Ansible
5 15 (9.55%) Terraform
6 13 (8.28%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (5.10%) Control-M
8 3 (1.91%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.91%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.64%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.64%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.38%) Cisco
3 20 (12.74%) VMware
4 18 (11.46%) Google
5 14 (8.92%) Oracle
6 12 (7.64%) ServiceNow
7 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.37%) Trustwave
8 9 (5.73%) Clearswift
9 7 (4.46%) IBM
10 6 (3.82%) Citrix
10 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.55%) Northgate
11 4 (2.55%) Sun
12 3 (1.91%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.91%) Apple
12 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.27%) F5
13 2 (1.27%) Juniper
13 2 (1.27%) SAP