The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 29 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.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 124 132
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Contract jobs citing FTP 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 4.23% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £440 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.36% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £331 £300
% change year-on-year +35.84% +10.41%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 313 378 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.74% 13.15% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 215 272
Median daily rate £425 £372 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.32% +23.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £188 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Yorkshire

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in Yorkshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
West Yorkshire +15 7 £440 +60.00% 3
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for FTP.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SSL
4 6 (46.15%) IIS
4 6 (46.15%) SMTP
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) JCL
5 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) Tandem
5 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (38.46%) ISPF
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Telnet
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) iSeries
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SMTP
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
2 5 (38.46%) Telnet
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) ISPF
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iSeries
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
1 5 (38.46%) Tandem
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) zOS
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Email Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JCL
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (15.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Axway
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Vignette