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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 395 399 397
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing IMAP 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +11 1 £330 -26.66%
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) MAPI
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (38.46%) WebEx
4 5 (38.46%) Server Building
4 5 (38.46%) Polycom
4 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (38.46%) Android
4 5 (38.46%) iPhone
4 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (38.46%) Lync
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Adobe
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) SCCP
4 5 (38.46%) H.323
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) Google Apps
6 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (38.46%) Lync
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
5 1 (7.69%) Jetty
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) WebEx
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
1 5 (38.46%) SCCP
1 5 (38.46%) H.323
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) POP3
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) OpenVPN
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Communications Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Solvency II Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Documentation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) MAPI
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (38.46%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Polycom
1 5 (38.46%) F5
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat