The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 20
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.98% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 35 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 11.42% 34.65% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 34
Median daily rate £366 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +82.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Northern Ireland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Northern Ireland