Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 394 439
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45 +30
Contract jobs citing FTP 63 39 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 1.70% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 143
10th Percentile £200 " £351
25th Percentile £385 £113 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £240 £550
Median % change year-on-year +108.33% -56.36% +2.33%
75th Percentile £713 £550 £600
90th Percentile " £675 £675
England median daily rate £493 £438 £525
% change year-on-year +12.57% -16.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £61.25 " £12.75
Median hourly rate £62.50 - £13.50
75th Percentile £63.75 " £14.25
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £56.61 £67.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +285.71% -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 2,090 2,291 4,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.87% 10.88% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,593 2,893
10th Percentile £300 £205 £220
25th Percentile £381 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £571 £575
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £425 £426
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.29% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 70 92
10th Percentile £13.55 £14.50 £14.75
25th Percentile £21.34 £18.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £47.50 £31.77 £23.37
Median % change year-on-year +49.51% +35.97% +18.35%
75th Percentile £64.69 £47.75 £40.65
90th Percentile £76.08 £52.63 £47.46
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year +28.21% +3.31% -0.37%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +37 15 £675 +3.85% 3
West London +19 3 £200 -
East London - 1 - - 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 33 (52.38%) DNS
2 22 (34.92%) HTTP
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
3 20 (31.75%) DHCP
3 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
3 20 (31.75%) Windows
4 19 (30.16%) SMTP
4 19 (30.16%) Social Skills
5 17 (26.98%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
5 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.81%) IBM
7 15 (23.81%) IIS
7 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) VMware
9 13 (20.63%) .NET
9 13 (20.63%) Project Delivery
10 12 (19.05%) C
10 12 (19.05%) Java
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
10 12 (19.05%) LDAP
10 12 (19.05%) Migration
10 12 (19.05%) SAN
10 12 (19.05%) Middleware
11 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (17.46%) Apache

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 (23.81%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.52%) Jetty
4 6 (9.52%) Mongrel
4 6 (9.52%) nginx
5 4 (6.35%) Confluence
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.59%) CICS
8 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.59%) FileZilla
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Azure
2 7 (11.11%) AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) GCP
2 7 (11.11%) IaaS
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.52%) Google App Engine
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) DNS
2 22 (34.92%) HTTP
3 20 (31.75%) DHCP
3 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (30.16%) SMTP
5 12 (19.05%) SAN
6 11 (17.46%) NAS
7 9 (14.29%) SSL
8 7 (11.11%) IPsec
9 4 (6.35%) ICMP
9 4 (6.35%) Internet
9 4 (6.35%) MPLS
9 4 (6.35%) VLAN
9 4 (6.35%) VoIP
10 3 (4.76%) SD-WAN
10 3 (4.76%) TETRA
10 3 (4.76%) VPN
10 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.76%) Wireless
11 2 (3.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.29%) DB2
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.59%) HBase
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
1 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.17%) Gatling
3 2 (3.17%) Geb
3 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.17%) GitLab
3 2 (3.17%) Gradle
3 2 (3.17%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (3.17%) Spock
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Mockito
4 1 (1.59%) Postman
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Social Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.94%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.17%) Banking
7 1 (1.59%) German Language
7 1 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Build Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) LDAP
2 12 (19.05%) Middleware
3 6 (9.52%) J2EE
3 6 (9.52%) Servlets
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) EDI
5 3 (4.76%) Kafka
5 3 (4.76%) Spring
5 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) Dropwizard
6 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.17%) Guice
6 2 (3.17%) OAuth
6 2 (3.17%) OAuth2
6 2 (3.17%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Replication
2 9 (14.29%) AS400
2 9 (14.29%) iSeries
2 9 (14.29%) LPAR
3 4 (6.35%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.76%) CCTV
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) SCADA
5 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.59%) EFT
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
6 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (3.17%) VMS
7 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.63%) Project Delivery
4 12 (19.05%) Migration
5 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
7 9 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 9 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (14.29%) Open Source
7 9 (14.29%) Project Governance
7 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.70%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) Scrum
9 7 (11.11%) Business Case
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.76%) Groovy
8 3 (4.76%) Java 8
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) AWK
9 2 (3.17%) sed
9 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) COBOL
10 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
1 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) PMP
3 5 (7.94%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.59%) RHCE
6 1 (1.59%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) PowerHA
4 8 (12.70%) Xen
5 2 (3.17%) Docker
5 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 2 (3.17%) KVM
5 2 (3.17%) OCFS2
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.17%) Postfix
5 2 (3.17%) qmail
5 2 (3.17%) Samba
5 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) HDFS
6 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) SELinux
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) IBM
3 14 (22.22%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) ServiceNow
5 7 (11.11%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.52%) Google
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle
7 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.17%) Citrix
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.59%) Informatica
10 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Qualys
10 1 (1.59%) Symantec