Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 57
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.52% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.33% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Merseyside median daily rate - £548 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.73% -
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 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 71 108 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.46% 18.21% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 47
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £146 £170 £150
90th Percentile £438 £518 £475
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.39 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.69 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Merseyside