The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 557 554 555
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing IMAP 26 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.006% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.045% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 13
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£300 £450 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £314
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 11 £438 -2.77% 5
South East - 3 £400 - 3
North West - - - -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP.

1 22 (66.67%) SMTP
2 19 (57.58%) DNS
2 19 (57.58%) UNIX
2 19 (57.58%) Sendmail
3 17 (51.52%) Perl
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Lotus
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) IBM Notes
8 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (15.15%) Solvency II
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) Solaris
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Apache
10 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.12%) Open Source
10 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (9.09%) Squid
11 3 (9.09%) Korn
11 3 (9.09%) Debian
11 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.09%) VMware
11 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
11 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) GroupWise
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) SMTP
2 19 (57.58%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (9.09%) POP3
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.03%) MRTG
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) S/MIME
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Author
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
5 2 (6.06%) Documentation Manager
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) UNIX
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.09%) Debian
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.06%) Document Management
3 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Data Governance
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) Korn
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Sendmail
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Squid
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Dovecot
3 3 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) RANCID
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Lotus
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 2 (6.06%) Novell
4 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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