The first table below looks at the demand for the Messaging Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Messaging Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Consultant
Rank 560 525 582
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 27 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.040% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.043% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Average daily rate £360 £295 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £296 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Messaging Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Messaging Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the UK.

Messaging Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Messaging Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the UK.

Messaging Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 27 £360 +22.03% 2
London -11 15 £360 -28.00% 2
South East -20 6 £451 +52.88%
City of London - 6 £360 - 1
Leeds - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Messaging Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
3 30 (53.57%) Windows
4 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (48.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (46.43%) RightFax
7 25 (44.64%) SMTP
8 24 (42.86%) MAILsweeper
9 23 (41.07%) Blackberry
10 22 (39.29%) Clearswift
10 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
10 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (39.29%) Open Text
11 21 (37.50%) MCSE
12 19 (33.93%) Symantec
12 19 (33.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 17 (30.36%) Migration
14 16 (28.57%) VMware
14 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (28.57%) VB
14 16 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
15 15 (26.79%) DNS
15 15 (26.79%) DHCP
16 14 (25.00%) Change Control
17 13 (23.21%) VMware ESX
17 13 (23.21%) vSphere
17 13 (23.21%) ISA Server
17 13 (23.21%) Websense

Messaging Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 27 (48.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.71%) Lync
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) SMTP
2 15 (26.79%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) X.400
3 2 (3.57%) X.500
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Military
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.36%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Blackberry
2 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Migration
2 16 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
3 14 (25.00%) Change Control
4 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.57%) BCP
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) ERP
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
8 1 (1.79%) Change Management
8 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.79%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (37.50%) MCSE
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) VMware ESX
3 13 (23.21%) vSphere
3 13 (23.21%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) MAILsweeper
2 19 (33.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) RightFax
3 22 (39.29%) Clearswift
3 22 (39.29%) Open Text
4 19 (33.93%) Symantec
5 16 (28.57%) VMware
6 13 (23.21%) Websense
7 6 (10.71%) Lotus
8 5 (8.93%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
10 2 (3.57%) ICL
10 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) Sophos
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) Citrix
11 1 (1.79%) Google
11 1 (1.79%) IronPort
11 1 (1.79%) Trustwave
11 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro
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