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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Specialist
Rank 625 605 604
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 26 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.035% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.037% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
Median daily rate £363 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 21 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 24 May 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
England -6 21 £375 +4.89% 2
London -15 9 £310 -11.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £321 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £321 - 1
North East - 5 £321 - 1
South East -3 4 £475 -
Scotland - 4 £380 -
City of London +30 3 £300 -5.51% 1
Erskine - 3 £380 -
Berkshire - 3 £475 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £380 -
West Midlands -3 2 £550 -
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Manchester -7 1 £250 -
North West -9 1 £250 -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £350 -
Sidcup - 1 £375 -
Brighton - 1 - -

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 30 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 25 (59.52%) Migration
4 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
6 19 (45.24%) Office 365
6 19 (45.24%) Skype for Business
7 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
8 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (28.57%) Skype
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
13 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (23.81%) IronPort
13 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
13 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
14 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (19.05%) MCSE
16 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 6 (14.29%) Citrix
16 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (14.29%) Finance
16 6 (14.29%) VMware
17 5 (11.90%) Brightmail
17 5 (11.90%) HP

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 30 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (45.24%) Skype for Business
4 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (4.76%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Skype
2 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) IMAP
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) MagicDraw
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
2 1 (2.38%) XMLSpy
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
1 4 (9.52%) LINQ
1 4 (9.52%) WinForms
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) DOM
4 1 (2.38%) FpML
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) JAXB
4 1 (2.38%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Migration
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (4.76%) B2C
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.38%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) SOA
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO20022
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Brightmail
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) IronPort
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Dell
4 5 (11.90%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.38%) RightFax
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