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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 420 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing POP3 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
POP3
England

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
2908 2984 2766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.43% 13.39% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 1958 1848
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 94 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 London region with a requirement for POP3.

1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Sensu
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) ICMP
4 2 (40.00%) NNTP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) ICMP
3 2 (40.00%) IMAP
3 2 (40.00%) NNTP
3 2 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) git-flow
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) Sensu
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (20.00%) Graylog
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow