The first table below looks at the demand for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 565 525 553
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Contract jobs citing POP3 1 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £400 -
London - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
POP3
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POP3
Top 13 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing POP3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited POP3.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing POP3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited POP3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft