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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IMAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £538 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +95.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
206 261 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.04% 24.44% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 97 72
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) POP3
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Novell
3 7 (77.78%) Lotus
3 7 (77.78%) GroupWise
3 7 (77.78%) IBM Notes
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Office Communications Server

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) GroupWise
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) IBM Notes
3 6 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) POP3
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Field Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Consultant
5 2 (22.22%) Support Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCTS
1 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Novell
1 7 (77.78%) Lotus
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft