The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 249 226 234
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing IMAP 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
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£323 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £525 £368
% change year-on-year
-36.19% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IMAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IMAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IMAP across the South East region.

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 £250 - 1
Hampshire -17 3 £329 - 1
Kent - - - -
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) SMTP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Remedy
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) POP3
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) MCTS
5 3 (27.27%) MCITP
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Novell
5 3 (27.27%) Lotus
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) GroupWise
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SMTP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 3 (27.27%) Novell
2 3 (27.27%) Lotus