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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 79 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing IMAP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £538
% change year-on-year
- -20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IMAP
Berkshire

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
291 203 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.23% 20.44% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 90
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft