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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Specialist
Rank 614 634 621
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 15
Median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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
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 2 December 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland - 12 £425 -
Erskine - 11 £408 -
Renfrewshire - 11 £408 -
England +5 5 £385 +6.94% 2
North East - 4 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £385 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £385 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) Office 365
2 25 (86.21%) Skype for Business
3 24 (82.76%) Migration
4 23 (79.31%) MS Exchange
4 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
5 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (68.97%) PowerShell
7 19 (65.52%) Windows
7 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
8 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (58.62%) Skype
10 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (55.17%) SharePoint
11 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
12 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
12 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (44.83%) MCSE
13 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (37.93%) Degree
14 11 (37.93%) IronPort
15 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
16 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
16 9 (31.03%) Office Communications Server
17 8 (27.59%) HP
18 7 (24.14%) DNS
19 6 (20.69%) SC 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 25 (86.21%) Skype for Business
2 23 (79.31%) MS Exchange
3 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (55.17%) SharePoint
6 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
8 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (89.66%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) G Suite
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Mimecast
2 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
2 3 (10.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Skype
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XMPP
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET
2 2 (6.90%) LINQ
2 2 (6.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
1 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Migration
2 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) MCSE
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Brightmail
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) IronPort
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy