The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 198 206 229
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.098% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £408 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £510 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £218
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +49.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Messaging Engineer
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
3 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Lync
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (7.69%) SCSM
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (30.77%) Lync
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus