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 3 months to 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 373 359
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14  
Contract jobs citing FTP 45 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 2.02% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 55
Median daily rate £480 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £300
% change year-on-year +0.60% +36.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2299 3018 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.07% 13.90% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2047 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 49 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
City of London +3 16 £455 -9.00% 3
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Chessington - 1 - -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) HTTP
3 27 (29.03%) Windows
4 25 (26.88%) Banking
5 24 (25.81%) DNS
6 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
6 22 (23.66%) Unix
6 22 (23.66%) Java
7 19 (20.43%) SQL
7 19 (20.43%) Web Services
8 18 (19.35%) IBM
8 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.13%) Linux
9 15 (16.13%) Firewall
9 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
10 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.98%) VMware
11 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
11 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
11 13 (13.98%) SSL
11 13 (13.98%) DHCP
11 13 (13.98%) Axway
11 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (13.98%) REST
12 12 (12.90%) B2B
12 12 (12.90%) Middleware
12 12 (12.90%) XML
12 12 (12.90%) SOAP
12 12 (12.90%) EAI

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 10 (10.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.53%) IIS
3 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) Apache
5 4 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.30%) CMS
5 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.23%) Mule
6 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.15%) DNN
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) Jetty
7 2 (2.15%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.15%) nginx
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.15%) SAS
7 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.30%) Acrobat
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) Exstream
3 1 (1.08%) HFM
3 1 (1.08%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.30%) Boomi
3 4 (4.30%) iPaaS
4 3 (3.23%) Heroku
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.15%) Office 365
6 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) HTTP
2 24 (25.81%) DNS
3 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.13%) Firewall
5 13 (13.98%) DHCP
5 13 (13.98%) SSL
6 8 (8.60%) SMTP
6 8 (8.60%) VPN
7 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
7 6 (6.45%) IPsec
7 6 (6.45%) WAN
7 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.38%) SAN
9 4 (4.30%) Internet
9 4 (4.30%) LAN
9 4 (4.30%) LDAP
9 4 (4.30%) OSPF
9 4 (4.30%) VoIP
10 3 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.68%) Big Data
4 7 (7.53%) Siebel EIM
5 6 (6.45%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.30%) MySQL
7 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.23%) HBase
8 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.15%) Parquet
9 2 (2.15%) QlikView
9 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.38%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) Gradle
2 3 (3.23%) webpack
3 2 (2.15%) Ant
3 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.15%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.08%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.08%) FishEye
4 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.08%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) JUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) XMLUnit
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.38%) General Ledger
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Siebel Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Platform Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Integration Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.30%) SAP Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) Web Services
2 13 (13.98%) REST
3 12 (12.90%) Middleware
3 12 (12.90%) SOAP
3 12 (12.90%) XML
4 11 (11.83%) ISPF
5 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 8 (8.60%) JDBC
5 8 (8.60%) JMS
6 6 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (5.38%) 802.1X
7 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.30%) HTML
8 4 (4.30%) HTML5
8 4 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.23%) Guice
9 3 (3.23%) JSON
9 3 (3.23%) OAuth
9 3 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) iSeries
2 11 (11.83%) Tandem
3 7 (7.53%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.30%) Fintech
5 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.23%) DataPower
6 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.15%) Learning Management System
7 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.15%) NHS
7 2 (2.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 22 (23.66%) Unix
3 15 (16.13%) Linux
4 11 (11.83%) zOS
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.23%) CoreOS
9 2 (2.15%) Android
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.08%) SUSE
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.90%) B2B
2 12 (12.90%) EAI
2 12 (12.90%) SOA
3 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
4 8 (8.60%) SDLC
4 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.60%) Workflow
5 7 (7.53%) Analytics
5 7 (7.53%) AOP
5 7 (7.53%) Change Management
5 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.53%) Migration
5 7 (7.53%) OO
5 7 (7.53%) Open Source
5 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) JCL
4 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.60%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 7 (7.53%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) Groovy
7 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) Tcl
8 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) ABAP
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Siebel Certification
2 4 (4.30%) ACCA
2 4 (4.30%) CIMA
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) CCIE
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) FINREP
2 2 (2.15%) IFRS
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.83%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) Docker
5 3 (3.23%) HDFS
6 2 (2.15%) Firmware
6 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) Xen
6 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) XenServer
7 1 (1.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Puppet
2 8 (8.60%) Ansible
3 5 (5.38%) SCCM
3 5 (5.38%) Terraform
4 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Nagios
6 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.15%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.08%) OpenView
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.08%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) IBM
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.98%) Axway
2 13 (13.98%) VMware
3 12 (12.90%) IBM Sterling
4 8 (8.60%) Apigee
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 8 (8.60%) Informatica
4 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 8 (8.60%) SAP
4 8 (8.60%) Siebel
5 5 (5.38%) CA
5 5 (5.38%) HP
6 4 (4.30%) Dell
6 4 (4.30%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.30%) SnapLogic
6 4 (4.30%) Veeam
7 3 (3.23%) Splunk
7 3 (3.23%) Symantec