The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IMAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IMAP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 111 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.52% 11.34% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 58
Median daily rate £403 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 15
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%