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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 621 638 571
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -67
Contract jobs citing IMAP 8 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.015% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 20
Median daily rate £425 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £460 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
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
7756 7481 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.67% 14.14% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4796 4345 4154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 477 427
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
London +9 5 £450 -18.18% 2
North West - 3 £425 - 1
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (81.25%) SMTP
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) Sendmail
4 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (31.25%) HAProxy
6 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
6 4 (25.00%) CentOS
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) LDAP
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 3 (18.75%) Squid
7 3 (18.75%) PKI
7 3 (18.75%) Korn
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Debian
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) Nagios

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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SMTP
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (25.00%) LDAP
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
7 3 (18.75%) MRTG
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) POP3
8 2 (12.50%) S/MIME
8 2 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) InfluxDB
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Actuary
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ELK Stack
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Sensu
2 1 (6.25%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) BBC
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Debian
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Korn
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Sendmail
2 3 (18.75%) Dovecot
2 3 (18.75%) iptables
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) Squid
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HAProxy
2 3 (18.75%) Cacti
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 3 (18.75%) OpenNebula
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Kibana
3 2 (12.50%) logstash
4 1 (6.25%) cPanel
4 1 (6.25%) Grafana
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Google
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago