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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Specialist
Rank 185 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.018% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£318 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £231
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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
6 1 (11.11%) webMethods
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) MobileIron