The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1736 1612 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.19% 17.95% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 679 623
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 164
Average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.36% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

POP3
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) IMAP
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) MCTS
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Novell
3 7 (77.78%) Lotus
3 7 (77.78%) GroupWise
3 7 (77.78%) IBM Notes
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) GroupWise
2 7 (77.78%) IBM Notes
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) IMAP
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Field Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (22.22%) Support Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCTS
1 8 (88.89%) MCITP
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Novell
1 7 (77.78%) Lotus
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft