The table below looks at the statistics for MAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MAPI over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mail or Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI)
Rank 598 568 539
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -29
Contract jobs citing MAPI 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

MAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MAPI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MAPI
Daily Rate Trend

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

MAPI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MAPI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MAPI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MAPI
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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 -10 1 - - 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Stansted - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - - 1

MAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MAPI 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 MAPI.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) POP3
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
1 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
1 4 (44.44%) IMAP
1 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (44.44%) 29West
2 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase

MAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MAPI 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 MAPI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) POP3
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) IMAP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
1 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
1 4 (44.44%) 29West
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed