The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Specialist
Rank 197 211 216
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.083% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.089% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.64%
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 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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Messaging Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Messaging Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Messaging Specialist
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 Specialist across the City of London region.

Messaging Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Messaging Specialist
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 Specialist across the City of London region.

Messaging Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware