Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IMAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IMAP over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 177 187
Rank change year-on-year +35 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing IMAP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.061% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate - £450 -
South East median daily rate £775 £450 -
% change year-on-year +72.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

IMAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 718 1147 1343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.99% 23.45% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 545 586
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £202
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -53.57% +97.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IMAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in Berkshire

IMAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IMAP in Berkshire

IMAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IMAP in Berkshire

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 - -
Reading +30 1 - -
IMAP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) CORBA
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) SMPP
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) SMS

IMAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SMPP
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Core Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CORBA
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Sun