The table below looks at the statistics for MAPI 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 MAPI over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
Rank 398 403 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing MAPI 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6407 6743 6018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.77% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4624 4812 4417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 47
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

MAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MAPI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MAPI Jobs Demand Trend in London

MAPI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MAPI Daily Rate Trend in London

MAPI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MAPI Hourly Rate Trend in London

MAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MAPI 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 MAPI.

1 5 (50.00%) IMAP
2 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JMS
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) POP3
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (40.00%) 29West
2 4 (40.00%) Currenex
3 3 (30.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Finance

MAPI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MAPI 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 MAPI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) IMAP
2 4 (40.00%) POP3
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) SCCP
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (40.00%) 29West
1 4 (40.00%) Currenex
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) F5