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 1 June 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
1 Jun 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 £400 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
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
181 137 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.96% 14.11% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 73 50
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £608 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%