The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Messaging Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Messaging Specialist
UK
Rank - 611 578
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 0 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.028% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.030% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 21
Median daily rate - £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £368 £325
% change year-on-year
- +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Messaging Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Messaging Specialist in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Messaging Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Messaging Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 16 (88.89%) Migration
1 16 (88.89%) Skype for Business
1 16 (88.89%) Office 365
2 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (77.78%) Skype
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) SharePoint
5 12 (66.67%) MCSE
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
7 10 (55.56%) IronPort
7 10 (55.56%) Degree
7 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
8 9 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (44.44%) OpenStack
9 8 (44.44%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (88.89%) Skype for Business
2 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (72.22%) SharePoint
5 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (44.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) G Suite
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
1 1 (5.56%) LINQ
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Migration
2 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) MCSE
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Brightmail
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) IronPort
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Google