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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Engineer
Rank 548 537 520
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 28 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.058% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.062% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
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£325 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £290 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £359 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 15 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 27 February 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 25 £325 -1.51% 3
South East -31 14 £316 +5.41% 1
London -20 6 £425 +28.78% 2
Berkshire -3 3 - - 1
North East - 3 - -
City of London +15 2 - -
Bracknell +3 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (72.84%) MS Exchange
2 49 (60.49%) Windows
3 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 38 (46.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
5 32 (39.51%) Blackberry
5 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
6 29 (35.80%) Lync
7 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
9 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
10 16 (19.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (16.05%) Cisco
11 13 (16.05%) MCSE
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL
11 13 (16.05%) MCP
11 13 (16.05%) Finance
12 11 (13.58%) XMPP
12 11 (13.58%) Clustering
12 11 (13.58%) SMTP
12 11 (13.58%) X.400
12 11 (13.58%) X.500
12 11 (13.58%) DV Cleared
13 10 (12.35%) Office 365
14 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
14 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (11.11%) Banking
14 9 (11.11%) Migration
15 8 (9.88%) Live Communications Server

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (72.84%) MS Exchange
2 38 (46.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (35.80%) Lync
4 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (19.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (9.88%) Live Communications Server
6 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.47%) IIS
11 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) SMTP
1 11 (13.58%) X.400
1 11 (13.58%) X.500
2 6 (7.41%) Unified Communications
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) PBX
6 1 (1.23%) PSTN
6 1 (1.23%) RTP
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Military
4 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) XMPP
2 4 (4.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Blackberry
2 11 (13.58%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Replication
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) Migration
2 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.88%) High Availability
4 7 (8.64%) Validation
5 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.94%) Content Management
7 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
9 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.47%) E-Discovery
9 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.23%) Email Migration
10 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.23%) Boundary Protection
10 1 (1.23%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) C
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) C++
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
3 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) MCP
3 13 (16.05%) MCSE
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) VCP4
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) Postfix
3 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.23%) UAG
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Cisco
3 8 (9.88%) HP
4 7 (8.64%) Reuters
5 6 (7.41%) VMware
6 5 (6.17%) Clearswift
6 5 (6.17%) Proofpoint
7 4 (4.94%) Symantec
8 3 (3.70%) IBM
8 3 (3.70%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (2.47%) ICL
9 2 (2.47%) Lotus
9 2 (2.47%) McAfee
9 2 (2.47%) Websense
10 1 (1.23%) SAP
10 1 (1.23%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.23%) Sophos
10 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.23%) Nortel
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