The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
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 £419 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +7.69%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
430 320 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.98% 15.51% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 152 141
Average daily rate £325 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands