Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 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.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 153 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21 -7
Contract jobs citing FTP 10 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.58% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 13
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +47.29%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £378
90th Percentile £460 £571 £513
North West median daily rate £425 £411 £435
% change year-on-year +3.34% -5.46% +27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £10.00
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 382 571 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.01% 16.13% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 329 266
Manchester median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £207 £206
90th Percentile £538 £547 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -5.20% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -12.10%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Manchester

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FTP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Manchester

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FTP.

1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
1 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat