The first table below looks at the demand for the Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Specialist
Rank 588 543 574
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 15 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.020% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 16
Average daily rate £413 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £268
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
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

Messaging Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Messaging Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK.

Messaging Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Messaging Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK.

Messaging Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 14 £413 +13.79% 2
London -39 7 £339 -6.55%
City of London -9 3 £309 -5.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £413 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
York - 2 £413 -
South East - 1 £500 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Littlehampton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Stirling - - - -

Messaging Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 28 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (55.56%) Blackberry
4 17 (47.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) PKI
8 11 (30.56%) Lync
8 11 (30.56%) LDAP
9 10 (27.78%) McAfee
9 10 (27.78%) Project Management
9 10 (27.78%) Data Management
9 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (22.22%) Migration
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
13 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
13 6 (16.67%) SMTP
13 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (16.67%) DNS
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (13.89%) Lotus
14 5 (13.89%) Cisco
14 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
14 5 (13.89%) VMware
14 5 (13.89%) Symantec

Messaging Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (47.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (30.56%) Lync
5 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
8 5 (13.89%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (8.33%) IIS
10 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
10 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) LDAP
2 6 (16.67%) SMTP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) PBX
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) X.400
6 1 (2.78%) X.500
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Military
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XMPP
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.78%) FIXML
3 1 (2.78%) FpML
3 1 (2.78%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 12 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Project Management
1 10 (27.78%) Data Management
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.11%) LotusScript
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSD
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) McAfee
3 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 5 (13.89%) Lotus
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
5 4 (11.11%) Nimsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 3 (8.33%) Open Text
6 3 (8.33%) RightFax
7 2 (5.56%) Websense
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.78%) IronPort
8 1 (2.78%) Google
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