The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 392 - 382
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IMAP 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% - 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
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£350 - £531
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £525 £368
% change year-on-year
-36.19% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
City of London - 6 £438 - 2
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (47.06%) Solvency II
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) MAPI
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) POP3
2 4 (23.53%) SMTP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
3 3 (17.65%) Google Apps
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.88%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) POP3
1 4 (23.53%) SMTP
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Author
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Author
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Documentation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) Actuary
4 1 (5.88%) Documentation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Documentation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) MAPI
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat