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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 556 550 543
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 36 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.042% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 7
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£375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -21.25%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -12 35 £375 +4.16% 2
London +14 14 £400 +4.71%
South East -25 10 £325 +3.17%
Berkshire -1 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £320 -
West Midlands - 5 £320 -
City of London +3 4 £375 -5.66%
Bracknell 0 4 - -
North East - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Westminster - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Watford - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (73.20%) MS Exchange
2 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
4 42 (43.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (40.21%) Security Cleared
6 38 (39.18%) Lync
7 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
8 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
9 23 (23.71%) SMTP
10 21 (21.65%) MCSE
10 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (20.62%) MCP
12 19 (19.59%) MS Excel
12 19 (19.59%) X.400
12 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (19.59%) Finance
13 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (16.49%) Migration
14 16 (16.49%) X.500
14 16 (16.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (14.43%) Office 365
15 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
16 13 (13.40%) DV Cleared
17 12 (12.37%) Banking
17 12 (12.37%) Cisco
18 11 (11.34%) ITIL
19 10 (10.31%) HP
19 10 (10.31%) DNS

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (73.20%) MS Exchange
2 42 (43.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (39.18%) Lync
4 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (16.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (9.28%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (6.19%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (3.09%) IIS
10 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Eikon
2 1 (1.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) SMTP
2 19 (19.59%) X.400
3 16 (16.49%) X.500
4 10 (10.31%) DNS
5 8 (8.25%) Unified Communications
6 5 (5.15%) DHCP
7 3 (3.09%) FTP
7 3 (3.09%) LDAP
7 3 (3.09%) Firewall
8 2 (2.06%) IMAP
8 2 (2.06%) NAS
8 2 (2.06%) SAN
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
9 1 (1.03%) RTP
9 1 (1.03%) HTTP
9 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.03%) PBX
9 1 (1.03%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) XMPP
2 5 (5.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.19%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) UNIX
5 4 (4.12%) Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Migration
2 11 (11.34%) ITIL
3 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (6.19%) High Availability
5 4 (4.12%) Validation
5 4 (4.12%) Project Management
5 4 (4.12%) Content Management
6 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.09%) Time Management
7 2 (2.06%) E-Discovery
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.06%) Email Migration
7 2 (2.06%) Change Management
8 1 (1.03%) DevOps
8 1 (1.03%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.03%) Boundary Protection
8 1 (1.03%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.06%) C
2 2 (2.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 21 (21.65%) MCSE
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (20.62%) MCP
5 13 (13.40%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) Postfix
3 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.03%) UAG
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (5.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.12%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 2 (2.06%) SCCM
5 2 (2.06%) MOM
6 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Cisco
3 10 (10.31%) HP
4 8 (8.25%) Reuters
5 7 (7.22%) Symantec
5 7 (7.22%) VMware
6 6 (6.19%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.15%) Lotus
8 4 (4.12%) Websense
8 4 (4.12%) IronPort
9 3 (3.09%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.09%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.09%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) McAfee
10 2 (2.06%) Citrix
11 1 (1.03%) Avaya
11 1 (1.03%) Informatica
11 1 (1.03%) NetApp
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
11 1 (1.03%) Nortel