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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Engineer
Rank 565 548 510
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 31 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.089% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.096% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 31
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£383 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £255 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £318 £348
% change year-on-year
+20.32% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 14 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 29 May 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 -40 29 £383 +10.07% 6
London -3 15 £388 +10.71% 3
South East -9 14 £383 +9.28% 2
Hampshire -3 8 £354 +4.69%
Hook -3 7 £354 +11.28%
City of London +7 3 £338 -4.52% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £425 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £390 -
Camberley - 2 £390 -
Oxfordshire -19 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £260 -

Messaging Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) Blackberry
3 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (24.56%) MCSE
7 14 (24.56%) MCP
7 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
8 11 (19.30%) Lync
9 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (14.04%) Clustering
10 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) HP
11 7 (12.28%) ITIL
11 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.53%) X.400
12 6 (10.53%) Finance
12 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (8.77%) Mimecast
13 5 (8.77%) Validation
13 5 (8.77%) Migration
13 5 (8.77%) Degree
13 5 (8.77%) Computer Science

Messaging Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (19.30%) Lync
5 9 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.51%) IIS
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) X.400
2 5 (8.77%) SMTP
3 4 (7.02%) X.500
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.75%) MVNO
6 1 (1.75%) Skype
6 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.75%) LTE
6 1 (1.75%) RTP
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) 3G
6 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) PBX
6 1 (1.75%) PSTN
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Military
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) XMPP
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.04%) Clustering
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Kindle
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Validation
2 5 (8.77%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.51%) CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.51%) High Availability
5 2 (3.51%) Boundary Protection
5 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.75%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (24.56%) MCSE
3 14 (24.56%) MCP
3 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCSM
3 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) MobileIron
4 3 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.51%) Postini
5 2 (3.51%) ICL
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus
5 2 (3.51%) SurfControl
5 2 (3.51%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Solace
6 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) EMC