Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Specialist was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Messaging Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 240 264
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.015% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.016% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £398 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.50% -3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £430 £374 £290
90th Percentile £520 £421 £419
Central London median daily rate £475 £398 £413
% change year-on-year +19.50% -3.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6743 6393 8621
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 95.45% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5331 5074 6774
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 78 126
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.64 £48.12 £39.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +5.88%

Messaging Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Messaging Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Specialist in the City of London

Messaging Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Messaging Specialist in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Specialist in the City of London

Messaging Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Specialist in the City of London

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Messaging Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Client Onboarding
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle