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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 545 562 555
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 55 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 6
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -

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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 27 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 November 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 -16 54 £375 +1.35% 2
London +14 21 £400 +5.68%
South East -11 20 £275 -16.66% 2
Birmingham - 9 £375 -
West Midlands - 9 £375 -
Berkshire +9 7 £255 -22.72% 2
City of London +26 6 £388 -2.51%
Bracknell -5 6 £255 -22.72%
North East - 3 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Watford - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Barnsley - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 70 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
3 53 (55.79%) Windows
4 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
5 40 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 40 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (37.89%) Lync
6 36 (37.89%) Blackberry
7 24 (25.26%) SMTP
7 24 (25.26%) SC Cleared
8 22 (23.16%) MCSE
8 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (21.05%) MCP
10 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 19 (20.00%) X.400
10 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (20.00%) Finance
10 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (18.95%) Migration
12 16 (16.84%) X.500
13 15 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.74%) Office 365
15 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
16 12 (12.63%) Banking
17 10 (10.53%) DNS
17 10 (10.53%) Cisco
17 10 (10.53%) ITIL
18 9 (9.47%) HP

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 70 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 40 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (37.89%) Lync
4 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (9.47%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.05%) IIS
10 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Eikon
2 1 (1.05%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) SMTP
2 19 (20.00%) X.400
3 16 (16.84%) X.500
4 10 (10.53%) DNS
5 8 (8.42%) Unified Communications
6 5 (5.26%) DHCP
7 3 (3.16%) LDAP
7 3 (3.16%) FTP
7 3 (3.16%) Firewall
7 3 (3.16%) IMAP
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.11%) SAN
9 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.05%) HTTP
9 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Military
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XMPP
2 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.79%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
2 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.26%) UNIX
4 5 (5.26%) Android
5 4 (4.21%) Linux
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Migration
2 10 (10.53%) ITIL
3 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.32%) High Availability
5 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.21%) Validation
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.16%) Content Management
7 3 (3.16%) Time Management
8 2 (2.11%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.11%) Change Management
8 2 (2.11%) E-Discovery
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.11%) Email Migration
9 1 (1.05%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.05%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.05%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.16%) Perl
3 2 (2.11%) C
3 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (23.16%) MCSE
3 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (21.05%) MCP
5 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Postfix
2 3 (3.16%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.05%) UAG
4 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
4 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 6 (6.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.21%) SCOM
2 4 (4.21%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) MOM
4 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco
3 9 (9.47%) HP
4 8 (8.42%) Reuters
5 7 (7.37%) Symantec
6 6 (6.32%) VMware
6 6 (6.32%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.26%) Lotus
8 4 (4.21%) IronPort
8 4 (4.21%) Websense
8 4 (4.21%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.16%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.16%) McAfee
9 3 (3.16%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) Citrix
11 1 (1.05%) F5
11 1 (1.05%) 29West
11 1 (1.05%) Informatica
11 1 (1.05%) NetApp
11 1 (1.05%) Avaya