The median contractor rate for a Messaging Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 610 624
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.028% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £550 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £340 -
% change year-on-year +47.05% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Messaging Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Messaging Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
South East - 4 £550 -
London -5 3 - -
North East +72 1 £290 +23.29%
East of England -1 1 - -
Messaging Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (73.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Office 365
4 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (39.13%) Skype for Business
9 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) MCSE
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (30.43%) Skype
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 5 (21.74%) Android
12 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (21.74%) Trend Micro
12 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
12 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
12 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
12 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
12 5 (21.74%) DHCP

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 17 (73.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (39.13%) Skype for Business
4 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (21.74%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) Skype
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Android
5 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.70%) ITSM
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Service Management
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) EAI
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) RUP
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) MCSE
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Trend Micro
3 3 (13.04%) Intel
3 3 (13.04%) IronPort
3 3 (13.04%) RightFax
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) IBM