The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 154 165 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing IMAP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.022% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
529 598 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.14% 13.35% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 344 278
Median daily rate £413 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 53
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.17 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IMAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

IMAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Manchester -2 7 £425 - 2
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North West region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Dovecot
2 5 (71.43%) MRTG
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) Sendmail
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 5 (71.43%) HAProxy
2 5 (71.43%) KVM
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) OpenNebula
2 5 (71.43%) iptables
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Debian
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
1 5 (71.43%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
1 5 (71.43%) MRTG
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) Debian
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Korn
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) C++
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Dovecot
2 5 (71.43%) iptables
2 5 (71.43%) KVM
2 5 (71.43%) Sendmail
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Postfix
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
4 1 (14.29%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Cacti
1 5 (71.43%) HAProxy
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) OpenNebula
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco