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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Engineer
Rank 589 576 566
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 37 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.057% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.060% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 23 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 34 £350 +7.69% 1
London +9 16 £363 -1.36% 1
South East +12 6 £308 +1.65%
North West -8 5 £275 -
South West - 4 £400 -
Scotland -8 3 £393 +16.73%
Leeds - 3 - -
Blackpool - 3 £275 -
Swindon - 3 £400 -
Lancashire - 3 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £363 +29.46%
Hampshire +13 2 - -
Milton Keynes +5 2 £363 +29.46%
Renfrewshire -7 2 £410 +21.93%
Erskine -7 2 £410 +21.93%
Manchester -21 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £338 -
City of London +44 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 57 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (61.33%) Windows
3 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
5 35 (46.67%) Skype for Business
6 34 (45.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
8 30 (40.00%) Blackberry
9 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
10 22 (29.33%) VMware
11 21 (28.00%) Migration
11 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
12 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (21.33%) MCSE
13 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.00%) DNS
15 14 (18.67%) ITIL
15 14 (18.67%) Office 365
16 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
17 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (16.00%) Finance
18 10 (13.33%) IronPort
18 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
18 10 (13.33%) Citrix
18 10 (13.33%) HP
18 10 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (13.33%) Skype

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 57 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 35 (46.67%) Skype for Business
3 34 (45.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) Skype
3 7 (9.33%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.67%) WAN
6 4 (5.33%) Internet
6 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (2.67%) LAN
8 2 (2.67%) SAN
9 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.33%) Firewall
9 1 (1.33%) H.323
9 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.33%) SCCP
9 1 (1.33%) SMTP
9 1 (1.33%) SSL
9 1 (1.33%) Telepresence
9 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Law
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) CSS
1 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) MAPI
2 1 (1.33%) RSS
2 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.67%) iPad
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Migration
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.00%) High Availability
5 3 (4.00%) ITSM
5 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (4.00%) Project Management
5 3 (4.00%) Release Management
5 3 (4.00%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) Validation
6 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.67%) Time Management
7 1 (1.33%) Presales
7 1 (1.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) LINC
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (21.33%) MCSE
4 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 5 (6.67%) MCP
6 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCTS
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) vSphere
4 6 (8.00%) XenApp
5 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.00%) Brightmail
6 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.00%) XenServer
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Citrix
3 10 (13.33%) HP
3 10 (13.33%) IronPort
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) Symantec
5 8 (10.67%) Dell
6 3 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (4.00%) Compaq
6 3 (4.00%) MobileIron
6 3 (4.00%) Sophos
6 3 (4.00%) ThinPrint
7 2 (2.67%) BMC
7 2 (2.67%) FireEye
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
7 2 (2.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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