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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 267 265 252
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing IMAP 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £538
% change year-on-year
- -20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IMAP
England

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
2046 2037 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 20.53% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 991 756
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 112
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.91 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 3 £450 - 1
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MAPI

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware