The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 75 65 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 -27  
Contract jobs citing FTP 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% 0.14% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 1.25% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £263 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 105 80 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.23% 11.46% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 36
Median daily rate £360 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £219 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.90 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Tyne and Wear

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for FTP.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Mongrel

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Jetty
1 2 (33.33%) Mongrel
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco