Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 612 615
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing IMAP 7 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
London median daily rate £558 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.37% -13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £528 £263 £432
90th Percentile £613 £773 £575
England median daily rate £558 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +31.18% -19.05% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.61 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +34.59% -

IMAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in London

IMAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IMAP in London

IMAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IMAP in London

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
West London +1 5 £558 +6.19%
IMAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) LDAP
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Groovy
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Sensu
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity

IMAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) LDAP
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) Sensu
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Groovy
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow