The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Consultant
Rank 555 531 525
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 16 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.057% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.062% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
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£375 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 -
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 7 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 29 January 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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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
England -29 15 £360 +12.50%
London +2 7 £360 +13.38%
City of London +15 5 £350 +12.00%
South East -16 2 £350 -20.45%
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Home Counties - - - -

Messaging Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 14 (38.89%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) Office 365
4 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
4 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 7 (19.44%) Lync
8 6 (16.67%) IBM
8 6 (16.67%) UNIX
8 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
9 5 (13.89%) DNS
9 5 (13.89%) Lotus
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco
10 4 (11.11%) DHCP
10 4 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) VMware
10 4 (11.11%) Symantec
10 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
10 4 (11.11%) Dovecot
10 4 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Messaging Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) Lync
4 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (8.33%) IIS
7 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Eikon
2 1 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (8.33%) X.400
3 3 (8.33%) X.500
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) SMTP
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (8.33%) WebCenter
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.33%) Boundary Protection
2 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Dovecot
3 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (13.89%) Infoblox
3 5 (13.89%) Lotus
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) BT
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Reuters
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.78%) IronPort
7 1 (2.78%) Intel