Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 439 474
Rank change year-on-year +19 +35 +25
Contract jobs citing FTP 50 190 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 4.25% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 159 110
Median daily rate £365 £538 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.09% +0.23% +14.10%
10th Percentile £113 £310 £349
90th Percentile £675 £653 £600
England median daily rate £473 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -7.80% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -57.81% -
England median hourly rate £53.00 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +241.94% -55.71% -6.67%

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 2,779 4,470 5,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.00% 10.44% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,875 3,050 3,803
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £219
90th Percentile £646 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 169
Median hourly rate £25.34 £24.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +23.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.00 £12.95
90th Percentile £48.64 £49.25 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FTP in London.

Daily rate trend for FTP in London

FTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FTP in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FTP in London.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +51 12 £650 +18.18% 4
West London +33 1 - - 2
South London +23 1 £550 +6.02% 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 22 (44.00%) DNS
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) VPN
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco
3 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.00%) Java
5 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (28.00%) DHCP
6 14 (28.00%) Citrix
6 14 (28.00%) SQL
6 14 (28.00%) ITIL
6 14 (28.00%) ServiceNow
6 14 (28.00%) Windows 10
7 13 (26.00%) AirWatch
7 13 (26.00%) Office 365
7 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (26.00%) Blackberry
7 13 (26.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (26.00%) Smartphone
7 13 (26.00%) Ivanti
7 13 (26.00%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (26.00%) Android
7 13 (26.00%) iPhone
7 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
7 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (24.00%) Spring
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
8 12 (24.00%) Finance
9 11 (22.00%) Law

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 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
5 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 4 (8.00%) JCAPS
5 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.00%) CMS
7 2 (4.00%) Confluence
7 2 (4.00%) JBoss
7 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) InDesign
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.00%) G Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Google Drive
3 1 (2.00%) Heroku
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.00%) DNS
2 17 (34.00%) VPN
3 14 (28.00%) DHCP
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (22.00%) HTTP
6 8 (16.00%) SSL
6 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.00%) Firewall
7 5 (10.00%) SMTP
8 4 (8.00%) SAN
9 3 (6.00%) 2G
9 3 (6.00%) 3G
9 3 (6.00%) 4G
9 3 (6.00%) LAN
9 3 (6.00%) MIMO
9 3 (6.00%) SGSN
9 3 (6.00%) SMS
10 2 (4.00%) SSH
10 2 (4.00%) VLAN
10 2 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Adabas
3 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) OLAP
3 2 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) GitLab
3 6 (12.00%) Gradle
3 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 5 (10.00%) Gatling
4 5 (10.00%) Geb
4 5 (10.00%) Spock
5 4 (8.00%) Ant
5 4 (8.00%) ClearQuest
6 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) gulp
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) Mockito
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) git-flow
8 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Law
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Back Office
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Police
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.00%) Front Office
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Service Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Junior
6 6 (12.00%) Junior Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) IT Support
9 3 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Development Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) ETL Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) ETL Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Spring
2 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (18.00%) XML
3 8 (16.00%) SOAP
3 8 (16.00%) Spring Boot
4 7 (14.00%) WireMock
5 6 (12.00%) Dropwizard
5 6 (12.00%) Ember.js
5 6 (12.00%) Guice
5 6 (12.00%) JMS
5 6 (12.00%) Kafka
5 6 (12.00%) OAuth
5 6 (12.00%) OAuth2
5 6 (12.00%) Ratpack
5 6 (12.00%) REST
6 5 (10.00%) JDBC
7 4 (8.00%) J2EE
7 4 (8.00%) Java EE
7 4 (8.00%) Middleware
8 3 (6.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Blackberry
1 13 (26.00%) iPhone
1 13 (26.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (6.00%) VSAM
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows 10
3 13 (26.00%) Android
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.00%) VMS
7 2 (4.00%) Unix
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Microservices
4 6 (12.00%) BDD
4 6 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (12.00%) OWASP
4 6 (12.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.00%) SDLC
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) SIEM
7 3 (6.00%) Validation
8 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Java 8
3 6 (12.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.00%) JCL
5 4 (8.00%) Natural
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) ABAP
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) ES6
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCP
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) Docker
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (12.00%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.00%) Terraform
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco
2 14 (28.00%) Citrix
2 14 (28.00%) ServiceNow
3 13 (26.00%) Ivanti
4 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) Remedy
6 4 (8.00%) Software AG
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.00%) McAfee
8 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) Ciena
9 1 (2.00%) Google
9 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.00%) Zscaler