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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing FTP 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 3.21% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £376 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.13% -31.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 196 249 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.95% 13.87% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in Manchester

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Manchester

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
FTP
North West

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FTP.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) HTTP
3 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) J2EE
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (41.67%) Servlets
6 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (41.67%) Google
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Jetty
6 5 (41.67%) nginx
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (41.67%) Puppet
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins

FTP
Top Related 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) Jetty
3 5 (41.67%) Mongrel
3 5 (41.67%) nginx
3 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
1 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Product Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Servlets
3 4 (33.33%) EDIFACT
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (33.33%) ODBC
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SANS
2 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) QRadar
3 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Google
4 4 (33.33%) Axway
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Apple
6 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
6 2 (16.67%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
7 1 (8.33%) SAP