The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
POP3
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.32% 11.16% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 24
Median daily rate £393 £190 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.57% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.50 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%