The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
England / London
Rank 393 408 412
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing POP3 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £356 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +103.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £406 £425
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2483 2619 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 12.69% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1705 1848
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 66
Median hourly rate £43.25 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.49% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.20 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in London

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in London

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in London

POP3
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for POP3.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) IMAP
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Dovecot
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) ICMP
3 2 (28.57%) NNTP
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) SSH

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) IMAP
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) ICMP
3 2 (28.57%) NNTP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Dovecot
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware