The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 69 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IMAP 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% - 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-58.09% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 - -

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
195 245 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 25.93% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 120 99
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CORBA
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SMPP
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) SMPP
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CORBA
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Ceph
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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