The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IMAP 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IMAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
776 661 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.18% 23.91% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 250 178
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region.

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region.

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 9 £425 -
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
IMAP
South East

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP.

1 13 (100.00%) SMTP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) POP3
3 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (61.54%) MCTS
4 8 (61.54%) MCITP
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) Clustering
5 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (53.85%) Novell
5 7 (53.85%) Lotus
5 7 (53.85%) GroupWise
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) IBM Notes
5 7 (53.85%) IIS
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Remedy
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (30.77%) HTTP

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) GroupWise
2 7 (53.85%) IBM Notes
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
3 6 (46.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SMTP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) POP3
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Field Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Service Management
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCTS
1 8 (61.54%) MCITP
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Novell
1 7 (53.85%) Lotus
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Sybase