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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Engineer
Rank 541 507 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 37 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 15
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£363 £376 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £438 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £251
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +43.28%
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
48880 46358 52194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.58% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 26970 28985
Average daily rate £393 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1978 2143 2595
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 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%

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 9 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 21 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 9 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 -40 37 £363 -3.65%
South East -12 19 £400 +6.31%
London +7 12 £391 -6.90%
Hampshire - 11 £375 -
City of London +12 6 £413 -1.78%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £400 -
North West -11 3 £250 -0.79%
Basingstoke - 3 £394 -
Berkshire -2 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
Bracknell - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 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 72 (86.75%) MS Exchange
2 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
3 49 (59.04%) Active Directory
3 49 (59.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (51.81%) Windows
5 36 (43.37%) Blackberry
6 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
7 26 (31.33%) Lync
7 26 (31.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (31.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (26.51%) SMTP
10 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
10 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (22.89%) Symantec
12 18 (21.69%) X.400
12 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (20.48%) Migration
13 17 (20.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (19.28%) ITIL
15 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
15 15 (18.07%) DNS
15 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
16 13 (15.66%) IronPort
16 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (15.66%) MCSE
17 12 (14.46%) X.500
17 12 (14.46%) VMware
17 12 (14.46%) MobileIron

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 72 (86.75%) MS Exchange
2 49 (59.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (31.33%) Lync
3 26 (31.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (31.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.02%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.61%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) SMTP
2 18 (21.69%) X.400
3 15 (18.07%) DNS
4 12 (14.46%) X.500
5 6 (7.23%) DHCP
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.82%) SAN
7 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.61%) Firewall
9 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.41%) HTTP
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) IMAP
10 1 (1.20%) NAS
10 1 (1.20%) SMS
10 1 (1.20%) FTP
10 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Military
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.43%) Replication
3 6 (7.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.25%) UNIX
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.43%) Android
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Migration
2 16 (19.28%) ITIL
3 10 (12.05%) Change Management
4 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Release Management
7 3 (3.61%) High Availability
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.20%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.20%) Product Marketing
9 1 (1.20%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.20%) VBScript
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (15.66%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (59.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Brightmail
3 3 (3.61%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.41%) UAG
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.82%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.41%) SCSM
4 2 (2.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) MOM
5 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Symantec
3 13 (15.66%) IronPort
4 12 (14.46%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) MobileIron
5 11 (13.25%) RightFax
6 9 (10.84%) Cisco
7 6 (7.23%) Clearswift
8 5 (6.02%) F5
9 4 (4.82%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) ICL
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) Websense
10 3 (3.61%) Lotus
11 2 (2.41%) Veritas
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.41%) Open Text
12 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro