The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMAP4 over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IMAP4
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing IMAP4 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
329 324 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.50% 14.99% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 156 96
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 54
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.39% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

IMAP4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMAP4 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands