The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank - 162 207
Contract jobs citing IMAP 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.029% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.59% -
IMAP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
439 360 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 10.51% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 269 552
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London