Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 453 329 467
Rank change year-on-year -124 +138 +30
Contract jobs citing FTP 89 23 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 1.53% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 9 100
10th Percentile £200 £360 £312
25th Percentile £275 £450 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -16.19% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £551 £638 £588
90th Percentile £685 £692 £675
England median daily rate £450 £468 £525
% change year-on-year -3.74% -10.95% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £53.75
England median hourly rate £24.80 - £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 3,160 1,505 4,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 11.47% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,152 1,034 2,821
10th Percentile £298 £263 £213
25th Percentile £407 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £524 £470 £463
Median % change year-on-year +11.49% +1.62% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £574 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £656
England median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 106
10th Percentile £11.92 £16.00 £13.81
25th Percentile £14.06 £25.00 £18.49
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.63 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.75% +79.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.08 £44.99
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.25 £53.13
England median hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -27.87% +28.42% +22.20%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -48 8 £420 -18.05% 1
East London - 1 - - 3
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 34 (38.20%) DNS
2 31 (34.83%) SQL
3 30 (33.71%) SMTP
3 30 (33.71%) HTTP
4 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
4 29 (32.58%) Finance
5 27 (30.34%) Degree
5 27 (30.34%) Windows
6 23 (25.84%) Azure
7 22 (24.72%) DHCP
7 22 (24.72%) Social Skills
8 20 (22.47%) AWS
8 20 (22.47%) .NET
8 20 (22.47%) IIS
9 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
10 17 (19.10%) Python
10 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
11 16 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (17.98%) Linux
11 16 (17.98%) ServiceNow
11 16 (17.98%) Project Delivery
11 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (16.85%) ITSM
13 14 (15.73%) XML
13 14 (15.73%) Cisco
14 13 (14.61%) Apache
14 13 (14.61%) MPLS
14 13 (14.61%) VLAN

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 20 (22.47%) IIS
2 13 (14.61%) Apache
3 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.87%) Apache Spark
5 6 (6.74%) Jetty
5 6 (6.74%) Mongrel
5 6 (6.74%) nginx
6 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.25%) Confluence
8 2 (2.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.12%) FileZilla
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.84%) Azure
2 20 (22.47%) AWS
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (11.24%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (10.11%) GCP
6 8 (8.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
7 6 (6.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Google App Engine
8 5 (5.62%) Kong
9 2 (2.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (2.25%) IaaS
9 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.25%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.12%) PaaS
10 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) DNS
2 30 (33.71%) HTTP
2 30 (33.71%) SMTP
3 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
4 22 (24.72%) DHCP
5 13 (14.61%) MPLS
5 13 (14.61%) VLAN
6 11 (12.36%) ICMP
6 11 (12.36%) SSL
6 11 (12.36%) VoIP
7 10 (11.24%) SSH
7 10 (11.24%) TETRA
7 10 (11.24%) Wireless
8 9 (10.11%) Firewall
9 8 (8.99%) IPsec
10 6 (6.74%) LAN
11 5 (5.62%) HTTPS
11 5 (5.62%) PuTTY
11 5 (5.62%) Telnet
11 5 (5.62%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (13.48%) Data Lake
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.87%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (6.74%) Metadata
6 6 (6.74%) SAP HANA
7 5 (5.62%) Big Data
7 5 (5.62%) MySQL
8 4 (4.49%) Star Schema
9 2 (2.25%) DB2
9 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.25%) Power BI
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Kudu
10 1 (1.12%) Impala
10 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) JIRA
2 6 (6.74%) ER Studio
2 6 (6.74%) ERwin
2 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
2 6 (6.74%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.25%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Social Skills
3 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Legal
4 7 (7.87%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (5.62%) German Language
5 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Analyst
2 12 (13.48%) Consultant
3 10 (11.24%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
4 9 (10.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Azure Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) EDI Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) .NET
2 14 (15.73%) XML
3 11 (12.36%) LDAP
4 10 (11.24%) JSON
5 8 (8.99%) EDI
6 7 (7.87%) SOAP
7 6 (6.74%) EDIFACT
7 6 (6.74%) J2EE
7 6 (6.74%) JMS
7 6 (6.74%) REST
7 6 (6.74%) Servlets
8 5 (5.62%) HTML
8 5 (5.62%) HTML5
8 5 (5.62%) Kafka
8 5 (5.62%) LAMP
8 5 (5.62%) XML-RPC
9 4 (4.49%) Middleware
9 4 (4.49%) SonicMQ
9 4 (4.49%) Web Services
9 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) CCTV
1 10 (11.24%) Fibre Optics
2 8 (8.99%) SCADA
3 5 (5.62%) Wiki
4 4 (4.49%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) AS400
6 2 (2.25%) EFT
6 2 (2.25%) iSeries
6 2 (2.25%) LPAR
6 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.12%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
7 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.62%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.37%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (17.98%) Project Delivery
3 15 (16.85%) ITSM
4 10 (11.24%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) B2B
6 8 (8.99%) DevOps
6 8 (8.99%) ERP
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum
7 7 (7.87%) Change Management
7 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.87%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (7.87%) Open Source
7 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.87%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) SQL
2 17 (19.10%) Python
3 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.36%) Java
5 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.74%) C
6 6 (6.74%) VBA
7 5 (5.62%) ActionScript
7 5 (5.62%) ActionScript 2.0
7 5 (5.62%) COBOL
7 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.62%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) CCNP
4 6 (6.74%) CISM
4 6 (6.74%) CISSP
5 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.25%) CCIE
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) HDFS
3 6 (6.74%) Xen
4 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.49%) XenApp
6 2 (2.25%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) CSIRT
2 5 (5.62%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.12%) Ansible
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) ServiceNow
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco
4 13 (14.61%) VMware
5 12 (13.48%) Oracle
5 12 (13.48%) SAP
6 11 (12.36%) Databricks
7 10 (11.24%) IBM
8 6 (6.74%) F5
8 6 (6.74%) Google
8 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (5.62%) AppDynamics
9 5 (5.62%) HP
9 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.49%) Citrix
11 3 (3.37%) Aruba
11 3 (3.37%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.37%) Zscaler
12 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.12%) StreamSets