The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 418 428 417
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing IMAP 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.027% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £935 £600 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.59% -
IMAP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2777 2826 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1901 2085
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 86
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in London

IMAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMAP across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

IMAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Dovecot
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) POP3
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) C

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) POP3
5 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) MRTG
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Actuary
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Dovecot
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Ceph
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) RANCID
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian