The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Specialist
Rank 203 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.034% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate - £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £268
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
5735 5831 7382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.89% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 4277 5223
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Messaging Specialist
London

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 24 April 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (50.00%) XMPP
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) LotusScript
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (33.33%) Nimsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) LotusScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Nimsoft
4 1 (16.67%) RightFax
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
4 1 (16.67%) Open Text