The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 593 611 624
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing POP3 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
POP3
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6891 7203 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.19% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4287 4402
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 446 411
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing POP3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in England

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in England

POP3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +1 2 £475 -13.63%
POP3
UK

POP3
Top 28 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing POP3 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 England region with a requirement for POP3.

1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Sensu
3 1 (33.33%) logstash
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) InfluxDB
3 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) InfluxDB
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware