The first table below looks at the demand for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank - 212 226
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.18% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.64% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
693 793 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.96% 11.15% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 527 632
Average daily rate £388 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region.

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region.

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London