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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 39
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.60% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.90% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £431 £300
% change year-on-year -4.34% +43.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 69 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 9.06% 20.72% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 13
Median daily rate £250 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £260 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £497 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.18 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.46% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for FTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase