The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 573 585 539
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -46
Contract jobs citing IMAP 13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£425 £500 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £538 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8097 6983 7096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.90% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 3617 3461
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 419 593
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IMAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IMAP within the UK.

IMAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IMAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

IMAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IMAP within the UK.

IMAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IMAP
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
England -3 13 £425 -15.00% 2
South East -16 7 £425 -19.04% 1
Reading - 7 £425 -
Berkshire - 7 £425 -
London +7 4 £333 -33.50%
South West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
1 19 (61.29%) SMTP
2 17 (54.84%) DNS
3 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
4 13 (41.94%) POP3
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Service Management
5 9 (29.03%) Clustering
5 9 (29.03%) Solvency II
6 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (25.81%) MCTS
6 8 (25.81%) MCITP
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) Lotus
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
7 7 (22.58%) IIS
7 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 7 (22.58%) Novell
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) GroupWise
7 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (16.13%) MAPI
8 5 (16.13%) MySQL
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Office Communications Server
3 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
3 7 (22.58%) IIS
3 7 (22.58%) GroupWise
4 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.45%) Lync
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.23%) Apache
7 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.23%) nginx
7 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) SMTP
2 17 (54.84%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) POP3
4 8 (25.81%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
5 4 (12.90%) HTTP
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) SCCP
7 2 (6.45%) H.323
8 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
8 1 (3.23%) S/MIME
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Field Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Author
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solvency II Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) MAPI
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) WSH
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Service Management
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCTS
1 8 (25.81%) MCITP
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) Solvency II
2 2 (6.45%) Basel II
2 2 (6.45%) Basel III
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.23%) Cacti
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Lotus
3 7 (22.58%) Novell
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Sybase
4 4 (12.90%) Remedy
4 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) Polycom
6 2 (6.45%) Adobe
6 2 (6.45%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) IronPort
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