The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Specialist
Rank 558 540 528
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 18 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.052% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.056% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 7
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 -23 18 £400 - 1
London -11 15 £400 +18.51% 1
City of London +13 2 £341 +4.59%
Yorkshire -15 1 £300 -25.00%
South East -28 1 £475 -5.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Messaging Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (47.06%) Lync
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) TIBCO
5 10 (29.41%) webMethods
5 10 (29.41%) IBM
5 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
5 10 (29.41%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) UNIX
6 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
9 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
9 6 (17.65%) Law
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) Change Management
10 5 (14.71%) Symantec
10 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (14.71%) Office 365
10 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications

Messaging Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (47.06%) Lync
3 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 10 (29.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
1 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
2 4 (11.76%) SMTP
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Product Management
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) VCP4
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (8.82%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) IBM
2 10 (29.41%) TIBCO
2 10 (29.41%) webMethods
3 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) Clearswift
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) Websense
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) IronPort
8 1 (2.94%) HP
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