The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Messaging Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Consultant
Rank 181 196 192
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.084% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £328 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 -
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Messaging Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Messaging Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Messaging Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Messaging Consultant across the City of London region.

Messaging Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Messaging Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Consultant in their job title 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 with Messaging Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (42.86%) WebCenter
3 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) SLA

Messaging Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Consultant in their job title 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 with Messaging Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (42.86%) WebCenter
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus