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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Engineer
Rank 160 199 204
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £625 £338 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% +1.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.90% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £30.61
% change year-on-year
- +24.14%
Messaging Engineer
London

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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos