The median contractor rate for a Messaging Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 Architect
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 421 434
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Architect 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £850 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £588 £425
% change year-on-year -14.89% +38.23%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Messaging Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Messaging Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Architect in London

Messaging Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Architect in London

Messaging Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Messaging Architect 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 London region featuring Messaging Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Messaging Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas