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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / London
Rank 359 365 347
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18  
Contract jobs citing FTP 47 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 2.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 56
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 2415 2823 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.55% 12.75% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1912 1843
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.80 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +2 6 £326 -33.23% 2
Canary Wharf -2 3 £400 -36.00%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 26 (27.08%) Windows
2 26 (27.08%) Linux
3 24 (25.00%) DNS
4 23 (23.96%) Java
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 22 (22.92%) HTTP
5 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 21 (21.88%) Unix
7 18 (18.75%) Banking
7 18 (18.75%) DHCP
7 18 (18.75%) IBM
8 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.67%) Web Services
10 15 (15.63%) SOA
10 15 (15.63%) WebSphere
11 14 (14.58%) SAP
11 14 (14.58%) Firewall
12 13 (13.54%) Middleware
12 13 (13.54%) Configuration Management
12 13 (13.54%) JDBC
12 13 (13.54%) JMS
13 12 (12.50%) Oracle
13 12 (12.50%) SSL
13 12 (12.50%) VMware
13 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
13 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.46%) DevOps
14 11 (11.46%) Puppet
14 11 (11.46%) Axway

FTP
Top Related 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 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.33%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) IIS
3 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.17%) Jetty
4 4 (4.17%) Mongrel
4 4 (4.17%) nginx
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.13%) CMS
5 3 (3.13%) Mule
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.08%) DNN
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP SD
2 3 (3.13%) Exstream
2 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.04%) HFM
4 1 (1.04%) Loan IQ
4 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.17%) Boomi
3 4 (4.17%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.17%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) DNS
2 22 (22.92%) HTTP
2 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 18 (18.75%) DHCP
4 14 (14.58%) Firewall
5 12 (12.50%) SSL
6 10 (10.42%) SSH
7 9 (9.38%) IPsec
7 9 (9.38%) SMTP
8 6 (6.25%) VPN
8 6 (6.25%) WAN
9 5 (5.21%) NAS
9 5 (5.21%) SAN
9 5 (5.21%) VoIP
10 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.17%) Internet
10 4 (4.17%) LDAP
11 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
11 3 (3.13%) LAN
11 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Big Data
2 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) Data Lake
4 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.13%) HBase
7 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) Parquet
7 2 (2.08%) QlikView
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.04%) Roambi
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.33%) Subversion
2 8 (8.33%) Travis CI
3 6 (6.25%) Ant
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Maven
4 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.17%) Checkstyle
5 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.17%) JUnit
5 4 (4.17%) XMLUnit
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.04%) FishEye
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Developer
2 11 (11.46%) Architect
3 9 (9.38%) Consultant
4 6 (6.25%) Administrator
4 6 (6.25%) Analyst
4 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.21%) Data Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.21%) Integration Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Platform Architect
6 4 (4.17%) SAP Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) Web Services
2 13 (13.54%) JDBC
2 13 (13.54%) JMS
2 13 (13.54%) Middleware
3 11 (11.46%) SOAP
3 11 (11.46%) XML
4 10 (10.42%) REST
5 9 (9.38%) ISPF
6 7 (7.29%) .NET
6 7 (7.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (6.25%) HTML
7 6 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (5.21%) Apache Camel
8 5 (5.21%) HTML5
8 5 (5.21%) SAP PI
9 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.17%) J2EE
9 4 (4.17%) Servlets
9 4 (4.17%) XSD
9 4 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) iSeries
2 9 (9.38%) Tandem
3 7 (7.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.17%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) DataPower
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) Fintech
5 3 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.13%) NHS
6 2 (2.08%) CCTV
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
1 26 (27.08%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Unix
3 9 (9.38%) zOS
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) SUSE
7 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) SOA
2 13 (13.54%) Configuration Management
3 11 (11.46%) DevOps
4 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.42%) B2B
4 10 (10.42%) Open Source
5 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.33%) Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Change Management
7 7 (7.29%) EAI
7 7 (7.29%) ETL
7 7 (7.29%) OO
8 6 (6.25%) Analytics
8 6 (6.25%) High Availability
8 6 (6.25%) Microservices
8 6 (6.25%) OOP
9 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.21%) Use Case
9 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) Java
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) JCL
3 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.25%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) Perl
5 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.21%) XPath
6 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.17%) C#
6 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.13%) ABAP
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.08%) C
8 2 (2.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.04%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) CCIE
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.13%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.04%) ACCA
3 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.04%) CIMA
3 1 (1.04%) CISA
3 1 (1.04%) CISM
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) MCP
3 1 (1.04%) MCSA
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) RHCE
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) IFRS
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
1 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.17%) HDFS
3 4 (4.17%) NFS
3 4 (4.17%) Xen
4 2 (2.08%) Samba
4 2 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.08%) XenServer
5 1 (1.04%) Firmware
5 1 (1.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Puppet
2 6 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) Ansible
4 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.08%) Nagios
5 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) IBM
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.58%) SAP
4 12 (12.50%) Oracle
4 12 (12.50%) VMware
5 11 (11.46%) Axway
6 10 (10.42%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) IBM Sterling
7 8 (8.33%) Apigee
8 6 (6.25%) Cisco
8 6 (6.25%) Google
9 5 (5.21%) CA
10 4 (4.17%) Dell
10 4 (4.17%) EMC
10 4 (4.17%) Informatica
10 4 (4.17%) MuleSoft
10 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (4.17%) SnapLogic
10 4 (4.17%) Veritas