The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Messaging Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Messaging Specialist
Rank 587 599 532
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 21 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.007% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.008% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 17
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£413 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average 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
51737 49836 45640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.60% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32579 30554 26426
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1958 1985 2120
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Messaging Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 July 2015.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 21 £413 -2.94% 3
London +6 14 £358 -25.13%
City of London +3 9 £413 -28.26%
Essex - 4 £413 -
Colchester - 4 £413 -
East of England - 4 £413 -
South East -15 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 - -

Messaging Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Messaging Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) UNIX
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) TIBCO
2 15 (40.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (37.84%) Migration
4 13 (35.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (35.14%) WebSphere
5 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) IBM
6 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
7 10 (27.03%) webMethods
8 9 (24.32%) LDAP
8 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (21.62%) Project Management
9 8 (21.62%) McAfee
9 8 (21.62%) SSL
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Solaris
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (21.62%) Data Management
9 8 (21.62%) PKI
10 6 (16.22%) Lync
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Symantec
11 5 (13.51%) Banking

Messaging Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Messaging Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (35.14%) WebSphere
3 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (16.22%) Lync
6 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) LDAP
2 8 (21.62%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.41%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) X.400
5 1 (2.70%) X.500
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (35.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (10.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
3 8 (21.62%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) UNIX
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) Data Management
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) E-Discovery
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Boundary Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Product Management
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) TIBCO
2 11 (29.73%) IBM
3 10 (27.03%) webMethods
4 8 (21.62%) McAfee
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) RightFax
8 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.70%) Yahoo!
8 1 (2.70%) IronPort
8 1 (2.70%) Polycom
8 1 (2.70%) Reuters
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus