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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 268 265 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing POP3 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.020% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £308
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2046 2037 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 20.53% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 991 756
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 112
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.91 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing POP3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +7 2 £450 -
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region with a requirement for POP3.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware