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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Consultant
Rank 593 552 570
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 19 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.048% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 3
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£488 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £328 £425
% change year-on-year
+37.78% -22.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 17 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 23 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
England -36 18 £488 +43.38%
South East -23 7 £415 +66.00%
London -3 5 £488 +39.28%
Birmingham -7 2 £375 +10.29%
West Midlands -17 2 £375 +10.29%
South West -35 2 £488 -2.50%
Knutsford - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -

Messaging Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (53.33%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (36.67%) Office 365
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
8 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 6 (20.00%) Lotus
8 6 (20.00%) Lync
9 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) SMTP
10 4 (13.33%) Clearswift
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (13.33%) Proofpoint
11 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (10.00%) Military
11 3 (10.00%) Firewall
11 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (10.00%) BT
11 3 (10.00%) FTP
11 3 (10.00%) HTTP
11 3 (10.00%) IIS
11 3 (10.00%) X.400

Messaging Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (20.00%) Lync
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SMTP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) X.400
2 3 (10.00%) X.500
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) IMAP
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Lotus
3 4 (13.33%) Clearswift
3 4 (13.33%) Proofpoint
4 3 (10.00%) BT
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Reuters
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Intel