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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Messaging Specialist
Rank 616 551 574
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 6 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.062% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.067% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 14
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£455 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.16% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £308 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.79% -27.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 12 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 15 September 2014. 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 -25 6 £455 +28.16% 5
City of London +25 2 £575 +64.28%
London -14 2 £575 +55.93% 1
South East -21 1 £313 -19.35%
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Swindon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2

Messaging Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) DataPower
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
5 1 (9.09%) UAG

Messaging Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) S/MIME
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 1 (9.09%) UAG
2 1 (9.09%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) RightFax
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Websense
4 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 1 (9.09%) Open Text
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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