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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
London / City of London
Rank - 149 188
Contract jobs citing IMAP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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