The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 415 411 399
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing POP3 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.26% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £235 £420
% change year-on-year
+78.19% -44.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3148 3075 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2028 2094
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing POP3 across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

POP3 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
City of London +22 3 £425 +25.92%
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) MAPI
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP
3 1 (25.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) NNTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec