The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 572 529 576
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 40 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.085% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.092% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 6
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£375 £385 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +71.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £476 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £215
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Messaging Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Messaging Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Messaging Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Messaging Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -21 40 £375 -2.53% 2
London +2 17 £382 -9.16%
South East -10 16 £349 +11.68% 2
Hampshire - 16 £349 - 2
City of London +13 4 £420 -
South West - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
North West - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 69 (79.31%) MS Exchange
2 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 48 (55.17%) Windows
4 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
5 43 (49.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
7 33 (37.93%) Blackberry
8 27 (31.03%) SMTP
8 27 (31.03%) Lync
9 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (22.99%) X.400
10 20 (22.99%) SC Cleared
11 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (21.84%) MCSE
12 17 (19.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
13 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (17.24%) Migration
14 15 (17.24%) DNS
15 14 (16.09%) Symantec
15 14 (16.09%) X.500
16 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (14.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 12 (13.79%) MCP
17 12 (13.79%) VMware
18 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (11.49%) Finance
19 10 (11.49%) DV Cleared

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 69 (79.31%) MS Exchange
2 43 (49.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (31.03%) Lync
4 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (19.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (9.20%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.30%) IIS
10 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RMDS
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
1 1 (1.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) SMTP
2 20 (22.99%) X.400
3 15 (17.24%) DNS
4 14 (16.09%) X.500
5 7 (8.05%) DHCP
6 6 (6.90%) SAN
7 5 (5.75%) Firewall
7 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.45%) Internet
9 3 (3.45%) NAS
9 3 (3.45%) IMAP
10 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.30%) VoIP
10 2 (2.30%) FTP
10 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Military
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) XML
1 2 (2.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) XMPP
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.60%) Replication
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Statistics
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.49%) UNIX
6 6 (6.90%) Android
7 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.45%) Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Migration
2 8 (9.20%) ITIL
3 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.75%) Change Management
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.45%) Project Management
6 2 (2.30%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.30%) Release Management
6 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.30%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.15%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.15%) DevOps
7 1 (1.15%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.15%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.45%) Perl
2 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.30%) C
3 2 (2.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) MCSE
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.79%) MCP
5 10 (11.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.30%) MCITP
7 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.45%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.45%) Brightmail
4 2 (2.30%) UAG
4 2 (2.30%) Postfix
5 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (6.90%) SCOM
3 4 (4.60%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (3.45%) MOM
4 3 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.30%) SCSM
5 2 (2.30%) SCCM
5 2 (2.30%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
6 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Symantec
3 12 (13.79%) VMware
4 9 (10.34%) IronPort
5 8 (9.20%) HP
6 6 (6.90%) Clearswift
6 6 (6.90%) MobileIron
7 5 (5.75%) RightFax
7 5 (5.75%) F5
7 5 (5.75%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) Websense
8 4 (4.60%) ICL
8 4 (4.60%) Lotus
9 2 (2.30%) Citrix
9 2 (2.30%) Avaya
9 2 (2.30%) Proofpoint
9 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.15%) 29West
10 1 (1.15%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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