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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 594 572 565
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing IMAP 19 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.010% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.070% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 16
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£400 £165 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -51.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £149 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £393 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £155 £368
% change year-on-year
+137.09% -57.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
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
8494 7098 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4807 3899 3950
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 449 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

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 26 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 24 October 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
England -13 18 £400 +142.42% 8
London 0 8 £438 -2.77% 3
City of London +18 5 £400 -11.11%
South East -15 5 £368 +137.09% 2
Hampshire - 3 £329 - 2
Bristol - 2 £510 -
South West - 2 £510 -
Berkshire +10 1 £400 +158.06%
Reading +8 1 £400 +158.06%
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (59.46%) SMTP
2 19 (51.35%) UNIX
3 17 (45.95%) DNS
3 17 (45.95%) Finance
4 16 (43.24%) Perl
4 16 (43.24%) Sendmail
5 12 (32.43%) Lotus
6 9 (24.32%) IBM Notes
6 9 (24.32%) Solvency II
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Banking
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.81%) POP3
10 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.11%) SQL
11 3 (8.11%) MS Office
11 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.11%) Internet
12 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
12 2 (5.41%) GroupWise

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (24.32%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) GroupWise
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) SMTP
2 17 (45.95%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) POP3
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Author
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Author
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Documentation Manager
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (2.70%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Messaging Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.41%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) SUSE
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
4 2 (5.41%) Document Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Sendmail
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Lotus
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Novell
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) Proofpoint
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