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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank - 156 -
Contract jobs citing IMAP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.024% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.59% -
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
472 587 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 14.13% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 347 239
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 36
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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