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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
England / London
Rank 396 389 401
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing IMAP 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.044% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £475 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £396 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-58.09% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 - -

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
2461 2607 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.70% 12.70% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1703 1854
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 £275 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 69
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Dovecot
2 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) POP3
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) SMTP
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (9.09%) Puppet
7 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) POP3
3 4 (36.36%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) MRTG
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Actuary
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Dovecot
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Ceph
3 1 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) RANCID
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper