The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South East 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 226 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 16 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
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£388 £375 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £380 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £218
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +49.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Messaging Engineer
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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 24 July 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
Hampshire - 11 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Messaging Engineer
England

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
4 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
5 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (56.76%) Windows
7 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
8 17 (45.95%) X.400
8 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
9 16 (43.24%) SMTP
10 13 (35.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (32.43%) X.500
11 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (27.03%) MobileIron
12 10 (27.03%) Lync
13 9 (24.32%) RightFax
13 9 (24.32%) Change Management
13 9 (24.32%) Symantec
13 9 (24.32%) IronPort
13 9 (24.32%) Cisco
14 8 (21.62%) UNIX
14 8 (21.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
15 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
15 7 (18.92%) Android
16 6 (16.22%) Military
17 5 (13.51%) Replication
17 5 (13.51%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (89.19%) MS Exchange
2 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (35.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (27.03%) Lync
6 1 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) X.400
2 16 (43.24%) SMTP
3 12 (32.43%) X.500
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
General
1 6 (16.22%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Android
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) C
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) MCP
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) MobileIron
3 9 (24.32%) RightFax
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec
3 9 (24.32%) IronPort
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) ICL
6 3 (8.11%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.41%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix