The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK / England
Rank 554 583 563
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Contract jobs citing IMAP 16 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.024% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
Median daily rate £438 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £413 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-58.09% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in England

IMAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMAP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

IMAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 8 £475 - 3
East of England - 4 £220 -
South East - 3 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IMAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 22 (59.46%) SMTP
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) LDAP
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
4 14 (37.84%) Apache
4 14 (37.84%) Dovecot
5 13 (35.14%) Unix
6 11 (29.73%) Perl
6 11 (29.73%) HTTP
6 11 (29.73%) Python
6 11 (29.73%) Sendmail
7 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
8 9 (24.32%) DHCP
9 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (21.62%) CentOS
9 8 (21.62%) Open Source
10 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.92%) MRTG
10 7 (18.92%) Puppet
10 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
10 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (18.92%) HAProxy
10 7 (18.92%) KVM
10 7 (18.92%) iptables
10 7 (18.92%) Cacti
10 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
10 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (37.84%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.92%) SAS
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) MindAlign
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP GRC
2 3 (8.11%) HFM
3 2 (5.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) SMTP
2 16 (43.24%) LDAP
3 14 (37.84%) DNS
4 11 (29.73%) HTTP
5 9 (24.32%) DHCP
6 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) iSCSI
6 7 (18.92%) MRTG
7 6 (16.22%) SSL
8 5 (13.51%) Firewall
8 5 (13.51%) FTP
8 5 (13.51%) POP3
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (10.81%) IPsec
9 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) VoIP
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 4 (10.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Auditor
3 4 (10.81%) IT Auditor
4 3 (8.11%) Actuary
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) COBIT Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
1 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.41%) CORBA
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Online Banking
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Unix
3 8 (21.62%) CentOS
4 7 (18.92%) Debian
4 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.22%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Windows
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) SUSE
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.51%) IT Audit
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.11%) User Stories
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Service Design
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.70%) Internal Audit
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Perl
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.92%) C
3 7 (18.92%) Korn
4 5 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) COBIT
1 4 (10.81%) QA
1 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Dovecot
2 11 (29.73%) Sendmail
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) iptables
4 7 (18.92%) KVM
4 7 (18.92%) Squid
5 3 (8.11%) Ceph
6 2 (5.41%) Postfix
6 2 (5.41%) Samba
7 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cacti
1 7 (18.92%) HAProxy
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) OpenNebula
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) RANCID
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Proofpoint
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.11%) Misys
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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