The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 202 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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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
5239 6373 5699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 93.31% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4649 4243
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Messaging Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Messaging Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Messaging Engineer
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 Engineer across the City of London region.

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Messaging Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Messaging Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Engineer across the City of London region.

Messaging Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (70.00%) Lync
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (30.00%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Lotus
8 2 (20.00%) Middleware
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Retail
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (20.00%) IronPort
8 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (70.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) IronPort
3 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Dell