The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 63 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing IMAP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £155 £314
% change year-on-year
+108.06% -50.59%
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 265 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 24.56% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus