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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Specialist
Rank 636 631 625
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 25 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 6
Median daily rate £413 £413 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £329 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.69% -2.94%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 16 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 29 July 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 +4 24 £413 - 3
London +3 14 £441 +6.96% 1
North East - 5 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £350 -
City of London +45 4 £349 -15.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £341 -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
South East +8 1 £475 -
Berkshire +4 1 £475 -
Birmingham -11 1 - -
West Midlands -24 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Erskine - 1 - -

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (70.21%) MS Exchange
2 32 (68.09%) Migration
3 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
4 29 (61.70%) Skype for Business
5 27 (57.45%) Office 365
5 27 (57.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
7 23 (48.94%) Windows
8 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
8 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
9 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (31.91%) Skype
10 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
11 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
13 11 (23.40%) IronPort
14 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
14 10 (21.28%) MCSE
15 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
15 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (17.02%) DNS
16 8 (17.02%) VMware
17 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
17 7 (14.89%) Mimecast
17 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills

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 33 (70.21%) MS Exchange
2 29 (61.70%) Skype for Business
3 27 (57.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
7 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
11 3 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
12 1 (2.13%) IIS
12 1 (2.13%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 27 (57.45%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Mimecast
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.38%) Google Apps
4 3 (6.38%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Skype
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) LDAP
3 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.38%) SMTP
4 3 (6.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) IMAP
5 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Law
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
1 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
1 6 (12.77%) ADO.NET
1 6 (12.77%) LINQ
1 6 (12.77%) WinForms
2 3 (6.38%) XMPP
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
1 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) B2C
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Data Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.28%) MCSE
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Brightmail
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) IronPort
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.38%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.13%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) RightFax