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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 611 611 579
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing IMAP 9 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.014% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.095% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Median daily rate £438 £335 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £345 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IMAP
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
7907 7341 6528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.00% 14.66% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4213 3538
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 432 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 5 £444 - 1
London -9 3 £475 +39.70%
South West - 1 £110 -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 23 (88.46%) SMTP
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) DNS
3 16 (61.54%) Unix
4 13 (50.00%) Open Source
5 12 (46.15%) Apache
6 11 (42.31%) Python
6 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 11 (42.31%) Perl
6 11 (42.31%) HTTP
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
7 10 (38.46%) HAProxy
8 9 (34.62%) Sendmail
8 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
8 9 (34.62%) CentOS
9 8 (30.77%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) Debian
9 8 (30.77%) DHCP
9 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
10 7 (26.92%) Cacti
10 7 (26.92%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (26.92%) Nagios
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) POP3
11 6 (23.08%) LDAP
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
12 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel

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 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) Jetty
4 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) SMTP
2 17 (65.38%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 7 (26.92%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (23.08%) LDAP
6 6 (23.08%) POP3
7 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
7 5 (19.23%) SNMP
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) MRTG
8 4 (15.38%) SSL
9 3 (11.54%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) SAN
10 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
10 2 (7.69%) S/MIME
10 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.54%) Couchbase
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) InfluxDB
3 2 (7.69%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) git-flow
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Email Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) Sensu
3 3 (11.54%) Dropwizard
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) JMX
3 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (11.54%) Swagger
4 2 (7.69%) ELK Stack
4 2 (7.69%) MAPI
4 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) CentOS
4 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
5 8 (30.77%) Debian
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) Fedora
9 1 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (11.54%) Internal Audit
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Perl
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Korn
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Sendmail
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Dovecot
3 5 (19.23%) iptables
3 5 (19.23%) KVM
3 5 (19.23%) Squid
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) NFS
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
6 2 (7.69%) Xen
7 1 (3.85%) Ceph
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HAProxy
2 7 (26.92%) Cacti
2 7 (26.92%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) Puppet
4 5 (19.23%) OpenNebula
5 3 (11.54%) Bacula
5 3 (11.54%) logstash
6 2 (7.69%) Ansible
6 2 (7.69%) Kibana
6 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.85%) cPanel
7 1 (3.85%) Grafana
7 1 (3.85%) Graylog
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Google
5 4 (15.38%) Proofpoint
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam