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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 617 617 606
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing POP3 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.041% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
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
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
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 3 £475 -13.63% 1
South West - 2 £425 -
POP3
UK

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (100.00%) SMTP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) IMAP
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) LDAP
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Sensu
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) logstash
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
7 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (22.22%) SaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) TeamCity

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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) GroupWise
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Domino
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) IMAP
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) Skype
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) IMAP4
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) InfluxDB
1 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) git-flow
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Sensu
2 2 (22.22%) ELK Stack
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
2 2 (22.22%) Kibana
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (11.11%) Grafana
3 1 (11.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) Novell
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow