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 30 June 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
30 Jun 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
51 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.84% 13.40% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 9
Median daily rate £393 £335 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £110 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +2.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%