Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Consultant was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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 Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 845 847
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 21 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
England median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% - -25.33%
10th Percentile £311 £200 £325
90th Percentile £490 £425 £428
UK median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £29.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Messaging Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Messaging Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Consultant in England

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Messaging Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Consultant in England

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Consultant in England

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Consultant in England

Messaging Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 - -
London -28 5 £475 +18.75% 1
North East +66 3 £362 +66.13%
North of England +54 3 £362 +66.13%
South West - 3 £356 -
East of England -13 2 £463 +32.14%
Messaging Consultant
UK

Messaging Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Messaging Consultant 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 England region featuring Messaging Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (71.43%) Office 365
3 13 (61.90%) Skype for Business
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Migration
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Skype
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (14.29%) Brightmail
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (14.29%) IronPort
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) MCSE
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (14.29%) XML
11 3 (14.29%) C#

Messaging Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Skype for Business
3 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Brightmail
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IronPort
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Polycom
4 1 (4.76%) Trustwave