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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 586 556 538
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing IMAP 6 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.035% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.081% 0.26% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7412 6606 6421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.59% 13.57% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 3614 3361
Average daily rate £360 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 366 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.29 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -10 5 £335 +21.81% 3
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
IMAP
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IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (50.00%) SMTP
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) POP3
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Clustering
7 6 (33.33%) MCTS
7 6 (33.33%) MCITP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) GroupWise
7 6 (33.33%) Service Management
7 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) Novell
7 6 (33.33%) Lotus
7 6 (33.33%) IBM Notes
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Lync
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) WebEx
8 5 (27.78%) Server Building

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (33.33%) Lync
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) GroupWise
3 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 6 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SMTP
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) POP3
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) SCCP
4 5 (27.78%) H.323
4 5 (27.78%) BIG-IP
4 5 (27.78%) WebEx
5 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Skype
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.56%) S/MIME
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solvency II Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) MAPI
2 1 (5.56%) WSH
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (27.78%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
1 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCTS
1 6 (33.33%) MCITP
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.56%) Basel II
2 1 (5.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Novell
2 6 (33.33%) Lotus
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Polycom
3 5 (27.78%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) IronPort
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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