The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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 / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs citing FTP 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.46% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £300
% change year-on-year -5.71% +45.83%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 240 568 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.09% 19.33% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 288 137
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £33.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +18.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Scotland

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Edinburgh +13 6 - -
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 11 (100.00%) Service Management
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) ISPF
1 11 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (90.91%) Law
3 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
3 9 (81.82%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Axway
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Tandem
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (9.09%) B2B

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Axway
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft