The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 246 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£325 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Messaging Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Messaging Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Messaging Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Messaging Engineer across the South East region.

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Messaging Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Engineer across the South East region.

Messaging Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Messaging Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 6 - - 2
Messaging Engineer
England

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
3 30 (78.95%) Windows
4 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
5 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
6 21 (55.26%) Blackberry
6 21 (55.26%) SC Cleared
7 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (52.63%) MCSE
7 20 (52.63%) MCP
8 17 (44.74%) SMTP
8 17 (44.74%) X.400
9 16 (42.11%) X.500
10 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
12 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (15.79%) Clustering
15 5 (13.16%) Live Communications Server
15 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
15 5 (13.16%) HP
15 5 (13.16%) High Availability
16 4 (10.53%) Validation
17 3 (7.89%) Degree
17 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
17 3 (7.89%) Time Management
17 3 (7.89%) Migration
17 3 (7.89%) Clearswift
17 3 (7.89%) IIS

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (7.89%) IIS
6 3 (7.89%) Lync
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) SMTP
1 17 (44.74%) X.400
2 16 (42.11%) X.500
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) RTP
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) PBX
4 1 (2.63%) PSTN
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) High Availability
2 4 (10.53%) Validation
3 3 (7.89%) Time Management
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.63%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.63%) Boundary Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (55.26%) SC Cleared
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (52.63%) MCSE
3 20 (52.63%) MCP
4 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.63%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Clearswift
4 2 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Nortel
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco