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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 230 231 249
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 29 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.095% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.10% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£336 £319 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £291 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £338 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £319 £236
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
Messaging Engineer
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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
8923 7854 8537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.81% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5047 4183 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 496 606
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 October 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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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 - 7 £255 - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Messaging Engineer
England

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
2 34 (79.07%) Security Cleared
3 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
4 31 (72.09%) Windows
5 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
6 24 (55.81%) Blackberry
7 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
8 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (46.51%) MCP
8 20 (46.51%) MCSE
9 18 (41.86%) SMTP
9 18 (41.86%) X.400
10 17 (39.53%) X.500
11 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (25.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (13.95%) Clustering
16 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
16 5 (11.63%) HP
16 5 (11.63%) High Availability
17 4 (9.30%) Clearswift
17 4 (9.30%) Validation
17 4 (9.30%) Live Communications Server
18 3 (6.98%) Android
18 3 (6.98%) Proofpoint
18 3 (6.98%) Time Management
18 3 (6.98%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 37 (86.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (9.30%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (6.98%) Lync
7 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.33%) IIS
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) SMTP
1 18 (41.86%) X.400
2 17 (39.53%) X.500
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (4.65%) Military
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.98%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) High Availability
2 4 (9.30%) Validation
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) VBScript
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (46.51%) MCP
3 20 (46.51%) MCSE
4 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Clearswift
4 3 (6.98%) Proofpoint
5 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.65%) RightFax
5 2 (4.65%) IronPort
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) VMware