The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 566 512 551
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 38 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.11% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 12
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£382 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £217 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £218
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +49.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 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 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 28 July 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 -22 38 £382 +1.73% 4
London +13 16 £414 -1.54% 3
South East -29 15 £400 +8.10%
Hampshire - 10 £394 -
City of London +8 5 £450 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £400 -
Basingstoke - 3 £394 -
Birmingham - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
North West -18 1 £251 -0.59% 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (81.18%) MS Exchange
2 51 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (56.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
5 40 (47.06%) Windows
6 33 (38.82%) Blackberry
7 28 (32.94%) Lync
7 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
7 28 (32.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (30.59%) SMTP
9 23 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (23.53%) X.400
11 20 (23.53%) Symantec
12 19 (22.35%) Migration
13 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
13 18 (21.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
14 16 (18.82%) DNS
15 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (15.29%) MCSE
16 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
16 13 (15.29%) IronPort
17 12 (14.12%) VMware
17 12 (14.12%) UNIX
17 12 (14.12%) ITIL
17 12 (14.12%) X.500

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (81.18%) MS Exchange
2 48 (56.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (32.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (32.94%) Lync
4 23 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (8.24%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) RMDS
1 1 (1.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) SMTP
2 20 (23.53%) X.400
3 16 (18.82%) DNS
4 12 (14.12%) X.500
5 7 (8.24%) DHCP
6 5 (5.88%) SAN
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) Firewall
8 3 (3.53%) IMAP
8 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.35%) NAS
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) HTTP
10 1 (1.18%) FTP
10 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Military
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.71%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.12%) UNIX
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.24%) Android
7 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Migration
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) Change Management
4 7 (8.24%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.35%) Release Management
9 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.18%) Email Migration
10 1 (1.18%) DevOps
10 1 (1.18%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.18%) Service Management
10 1 (1.18%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) Perl
3 2 (2.35%) C
3 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.29%) MCSE
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) MCP
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.35%) MCITP
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.53%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (3.53%) Brightmail
4 2 (2.35%) UAG
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) Postfix
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (21.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (5.88%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.53%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.35%) MOM
4 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.35%) SCSM
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) Symantec
3 13 (15.29%) IronPort
4 12 (14.12%) MobileIron
4 12 (14.12%) VMware
5 11 (12.94%) RightFax
6 9 (10.59%) Cisco
7 6 (7.06%) Clearswift
8 5 (5.88%) F5
9 4 (4.71%) ICL
9 4 (4.71%) Websense
9 4 (4.71%) HP
9 4 (4.71%) Lotus
10 2 (2.35%) Avaya
10 2 (2.35%) Open Text
10 2 (2.35%) Proofpoint
10 2 (2.35%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.18%) 29West
11 1 (1.18%) Trustwave
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