The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IMAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IMAP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £250
% change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IMAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 - - 4
IMAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 9 (90.00%) SMTP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) CORBA
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) SMPP
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (30.00%) Service Design
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) API Development
5 2 (20.00%) RequireJS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery

IMAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SMTP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) SMPP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) SMS
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Messaging Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Core Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Actuary
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CORBA
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) LINQ
2 2 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (20.00%) RequireJS
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Design
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) API Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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