The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
Rank 581 613 586
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Contract jobs citing IMAP 16 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Median daily rate £438 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £396 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
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 across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6842 7350 7515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.47% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 4287 4244
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 365 418
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +37 16 £438 -7.89% 4
London +11 8 £475 +4.10% 3
Essex - 4 £220 -
East of England - 4 £220 -
South East - 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for IMAP.

1 22 (61.11%) SMTP
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) LDAP
4 14 (38.89%) Apache
4 14 (38.89%) Dovecot
5 13 (36.11%) Unix
5 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) Perl
6 11 (30.56%) Sendmail
7 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.78%) VMware
7 10 (27.78%) HTTP
7 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 8 (22.22%) DHCP
8 8 (22.22%) CentOS
8 8 (22.22%) Open Source
9 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
9 7 (19.44%) Cacti
9 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
9 7 (19.44%) Squid
9 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Debian
9 7 (19.44%) Korn
9 7 (19.44%) SAS
9 7 (19.44%) C
9 7 (19.44%) Nagios

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) OpenStack
2 7 (19.44%) SAS
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) MindAlign
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP GRC
2 3 (8.33%) HFM
3 2 (5.56%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) SMTP
2 16 (44.44%) LDAP
3 13 (36.11%) DNS
4 10 (27.78%) HTTP
5 8 (22.22%) DHCP
6 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (19.44%) Internet
6 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
6 7 (19.44%) MRTG
7 6 (16.67%) SSL
8 5 (13.89%) POP3
8 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) BGP
9 4 (11.11%) FTP
9 4 (11.11%) MPLS
9 4 (11.11%) OSPF
9 4 (11.11%) S/MIME
9 4 (11.11%) VoIP
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
9 4 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Auditor
2 4 (11.11%) IT Auditor
3 3 (8.33%) Actuary
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) COBIT Auditor
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support
4 2 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 3 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.56%) CORBA
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Unix
3 8 (22.22%) CentOS
4 7 (19.44%) Debian
4 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (5.56%) Android
8 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.56%) SUSE
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) IT Audit
4 4 (11.11%) BDD
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Service Design
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.78%) Internal Audit
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) People Management
7 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Perl
1 11 (30.56%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 7 (19.44%) C
3 7 (19.44%) Korn
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) COBIT
1 4 (11.11%) QA
1 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Dovecot
2 11 (30.56%) Sendmail
3 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (19.44%) iptables
4 7 (19.44%) KVM
4 7 (19.44%) Squid
5 3 (8.33%) Ceph
6 2 (5.56%) Postfix
6 2 (5.56%) Samba
7 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Cacti
1 7 (19.44%) HAProxy
1 7 (19.44%) Nagios
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) OpenNebula
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (5.56%) RANCID
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
1 10 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Proofpoint
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.33%) Misys
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
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