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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 425 425 407
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing IMAP 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.026% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.100% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £475 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3002 3101 2761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.89% 13.27% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2039 2005 1769
Median daily rate £428 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) SMTP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) HAProxy
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (41.67%) LAMP
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) CentOS
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) Sensu
6 4 (33.33%) POP3
6 4 (33.33%) Google
6 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (33.33%) Debian
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (66.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) Jetty
4 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) POP3
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) DMZ
6 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) FTP
6 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) InfluxDB
3 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) git-flow
4 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Email Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
2 4 (33.33%) Sensu
3 3 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) JMX
3 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (25.00%) Swagger
4 2 (16.67%) ELK Stack
4 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Lineage
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Ceph
3 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (25.00%) Bacula
2 3 (25.00%) Cacti
2 3 (25.00%) logstash
2 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) Kibana
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) Graylog
4 1 (8.33%) OpenNebula
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft