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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Engineer
Rank 556 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 30 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.078% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 2015.

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 9 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 1 April 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 -21 28 £333 -2.20% 4
South East -17 21 £325 -23.52% 1
London -6 6 £510 +50.00% 2
Berkshire -12 3 £425 +117.94% 1
City of London +15 2 - - 1
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 47 (74.60%) MS Exchange
2 41 (65.08%) Windows
3 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
5 28 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (42.86%) Blackberry
7 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
10 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 14 (22.22%) Lync
12 13 (20.63%) MCSE
12 13 (20.63%) MCP
12 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (20.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (17.46%) Clustering
14 9 (14.29%) HP
14 9 (14.29%) ITIL
14 9 (14.29%) Cisco
15 8 (12.70%) X.400
15 8 (12.70%) VMware
15 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
16 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
16 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (11.11%) XMPP
16 7 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
16 7 (11.11%) SMTP
16 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
16 7 (11.11%) MS Office
16 7 (11.11%) High Availability

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 47 (74.60%) MS Exchange
2 28 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (22.22%) Lync
5 13 (20.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.17%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) X.400
2 7 (11.11%) SMTP
3 6 (9.52%) X.500
4 3 (4.76%) LDAP
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.17%) FTP
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) RTP
6 1 (1.59%) PBX
6 1 (1.59%) PSTN
6 1 (1.59%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Military
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 11 (17.46%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.59%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) HPUX
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.11%) High Availability
3 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.52%) Validation
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) Content Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.17%) Boundary Protection
8 2 (3.17%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.59%) Workflow
9 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) C
2 3 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) MCSE
3 13 (20.63%) MCP
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.59%) Postfix
5 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) HP
2 9 (14.29%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Clearswift
5 4 (6.35%) Proofpoint
6 3 (4.76%) Reuters
6 3 (4.76%) Lotus
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.17%) Websense
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
7 2 (3.17%) Postini
7 2 (3.17%) SurfControl
7 2 (3.17%) ICL
8 1 (1.59%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.59%) Brocade
8 1 (1.59%) Sophos
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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