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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Engineer
Rank 252 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 14 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£316 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - -
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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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015. 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 -3 3 - - 1
Messaging Engineer
England

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (85.29%) MS Exchange
2 26 (76.47%) Windows
3 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
4 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 18 (52.94%) Blackberry
6 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
7 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (32.35%) X.400
8 11 (32.35%) X.500
8 11 (32.35%) MCSE
8 11 (32.35%) SMTP
8 11 (32.35%) MCP
9 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
11 8 (23.53%) Clustering
12 7 (20.59%) Live Communications Server
12 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
12 7 (20.59%) High Availability
13 5 (14.71%) Validation
14 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (11.76%) Proofpoint
15 3 (8.82%) VCP4
15 3 (8.82%) Lync
15 3 (8.82%) Time Management
15 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (8.82%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (85.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (20.59%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (8.82%) Lync
6 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.88%) IIS
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SMTP
1 11 (32.35%) X.400
1 11 (32.35%) X.500
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) RTP
2 1 (2.94%) PBX
2 1 (2.94%) PSTN
General
1 2 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Blackberry
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) High Availability
2 5 (14.71%) Validation
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.94%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Release Management
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VBScript
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) MCP
3 11 (32.35%) MCSE
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) VCP4
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Proofpoint
3 2 (5.88%) Clearswift
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) ICL
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Nortel
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Lotus