Period
to

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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 507 409 402
Rank change year-on-year -98 -7 +43
Contract jobs citing FTP 79 61 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 2.79% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 20
10th Percentile £363 £200 £113
25th Percentile £416 £376 £188
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £358
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +42.66% -35.00%
75th Percentile £700 £713 £572
90th Percentile - - £678
England median daily rate £498 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +1.53% +3.16% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
England median hourly rate £42.21 £52.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year -19.60% -22.22% +285.71%

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 3,645 2,183 2,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.44% 8.95% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 1,514 1,506
10th Percentile £313 £294 £213
25th Percentile £450 £380 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 20 60
10th Percentile £20.96 £13.85 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.12 £47.33 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -38.47% +27.48% +65.00%
75th Percentile £46.81 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.21% +15.24% +9.33%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -40 3 £519 -23.15% 1
South London - 1 £450 -
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 30 (37.97%) Agile
1 30 (37.97%) Azure
2 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
2 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
3 28 (35.44%) Windows
3 28 (35.44%) DevOps
4 27 (34.18%) SMTP
4 27 (34.18%) DNS
5 26 (32.91%) HTTP
6 23 (29.11%) Python
6 23 (29.11%) SQL
6 23 (29.11%) SSH
7 22 (27.85%) CI/CD
8 21 (26.58%) Java
9 20 (25.32%) Linux
9 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
10 18 (22.78%) Ansible
10 18 (22.78%) Terraform
11 17 (21.52%) AWS
11 17 (21.52%) Bash
11 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
12 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.72%) Social Skills
13 14 (17.72%) ETL
13 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
14 13 (16.46%) Oracle
14 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
15 12 (15.19%) Deployment Automation
15 12 (15.19%) Strategic Roadmap
15 12 (15.19%) NFS

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 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 4 (5.06%) nginx
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (3.80%) SAS
6 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.97%) Azure
2 17 (21.52%) AWS
3 10 (12.66%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.59%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (7.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 4 (5.06%) Azure App Service
5 4 (5.06%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (5.06%) Azure Storage
5 4 (5.06%) GitHub
6 3 (3.80%) SaaS
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (2.53%) AWS KMS
7 2 (2.53%) GCP
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.27%) Boomi
8 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) DNS
1 27 (34.18%) SMTP
2 26 (32.91%) HTTP
3 23 (29.11%) SSH
4 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 6 (7.59%) DHCP
6 6 (7.59%) HTTPS
7 5 (6.33%) IPsec
8 3 (3.80%) MPLS
8 3 (3.80%) PuTTY
8 3 (3.80%) SNA
8 3 (3.80%) SSL
8 3 (3.80%) VLAN
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.53%) Network Security
9 2 (2.53%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.59%) Data Lake
5 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.59%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.59%) Metadata
5 6 (7.59%) SAP HANA
6 4 (5.06%) MySQL
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
7 2 (2.53%) DB2
7 2 (2.53%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.53%) HBase
7 2 (2.53%) HSQLDB
7 2 (2.53%) Impala
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) Subversion
3 10 (12.66%) JIRA
4 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.59%) ER Studio
5 6 (7.59%) ERwin
5 6 (7.59%) Maven
6 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.33%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.80%) Gradle
8 3 (3.80%) Liquibase
8 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.53%) JUnit
9 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.27%) Mockito
10 1 (1.27%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (17.72%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 9 (11.39%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (10.13%) Banking
5 6 (7.59%) Legal
6 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
7 4 (5.06%) Advertising
7 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.80%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (3.80%) Retail
9 2 (2.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.27%) Marketing
10 1 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.27%) Publishing
10 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Azure DevOps
3 15 (18.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Azure Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Integration Developer
8 3 (3.80%) RPG Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) XML
2 8 (10.13%) REST
2 8 (10.13%) Spring Boot
3 7 (8.86%) SOAP
4 6 (7.59%) Spring
5 5 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (6.33%) Middleware
5 5 (6.33%) Node.js
6 4 (5.06%) .NET
6 4 (5.06%) Apache CXF
6 4 (5.06%) EJB
6 4 (5.06%) J2EE
6 4 (5.06%) OSGi
6 4 (5.06%) RESTful
6 4 (5.06%) Web Services
7 3 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (3.80%) HTML
7 3 (3.80%) JDBC
7 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) AS400
2 3 (3.80%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (3.80%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (3.80%) iSeries
2 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.80%) Wiki
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.59%) zOS
6 3 (3.80%) MVS
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) VMS
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Solaris
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Agile
2 28 (35.44%) DevOps
3 22 (27.85%) CI/CD
4 14 (17.72%) ETL
4 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
5 12 (15.19%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (15.19%) Strategic Roadmap
6 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.13%) Information Security
8 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.86%) Process Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
9 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.59%) E-Discovery
9 6 (7.59%) Metadata Management
9 6 (7.59%) SIEM
9 6 (7.59%) Use Case
10 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) Python
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) Java
3 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
4 17 (21.52%) Bash
5 6 (7.59%) VBA
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.06%) SOQL
8 3 (3.80%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.80%) C#
8 3 (3.80%) CLIST
8 3 (3.80%) JCL
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) REXX
8 3 (3.80%) RPG
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) CISM
2 5 (6.33%) CISSP
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) IFRS
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) NFS
2 6 (7.59%) HDFS
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) RACF
4 3 (3.80%) SRDF
5 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Ansible
1 18 (22.78%) Terraform
2 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
3 7 (8.86%) Kibana
4 6 (7.59%) CSIRT
5 5 (6.33%) logstash
6 3 (3.80%) zSecure
7 2 (2.53%) TrustSec
8 1 (1.27%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (1.27%) Grafana
8 1 (1.27%) Nagios
8 1 (1.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) SAP
4 9 (11.39%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (7.59%) Databricks
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.33%) IBM
7 4 (5.06%) Talend
7 4 (5.06%) VMware
8 3 (3.80%) CA
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix
9 2 (2.53%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.53%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.53%) Zscaler
10 1 (1.27%) Splunk
10 1 (1.27%) Varonis