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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Specialist
Rank 617 616 613
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 26 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.036% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.038% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 6
Median daily rate £386 £413 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £304 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 23 £398 -3.63% 2
London +2 12 £398 +22.30%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £336 -
North East - 6 £336 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £321 -
City of London +42 4 £349 -15.45%
South East 0 3 £475 -
Scotland - 3 £309 -
Berkshire - 3 £475 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £309 -
Erskine - 2 £309 -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 - -
South West - 1 £325 - 2
Sidcup - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (78.05%) MS Exchange
2 29 (70.73%) Migration
3 26 (63.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (60.98%) Skype for Business
4 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 22 (53.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
6 21 (51.22%) Office 365
6 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
7 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
8 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (31.71%) Skype
10 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
11 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
11 11 (26.83%) IronPort
12 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
13 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
13 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (21.95%) MCSE
14 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (17.07%) Mimecast
15 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
15 7 (17.07%) Citrix
15 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (14.63%) Cisco
16 6 (14.63%) DNS
16 6 (14.63%) VMware

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 32 (78.05%) MS Exchange
2 26 (63.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (60.98%) Skype for Business
4 22 (53.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (9.76%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (4.88%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Mimecast
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Skype
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.32%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) IMAP
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Law
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.76%) ADO.NET
1 4 (9.76%) LINQ
1 4 (9.76%) WinForms
2 3 (7.32%) XMPP
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
1 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Migration
2 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 2 (4.88%) B2C
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) MCSE
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Brightmail
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) IronPort
3 7 (17.07%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.44%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) RightFax