Period
to 20 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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 Engineer
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 306 293 290
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 11 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.093% 0.052% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.055% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
North of England median daily rate £488 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +81.82% -
10th Percentile £449 £308 £200
90th Percentile £534 £693 £288
England median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North of England median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North of 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
North of England
Contract vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 11,253 10,953 11,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.47% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,415 7,080 7,261
North of England median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £235
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 522 511
North of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +8.94% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.56 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% +1.08% -

Messaging Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Engineer in the North of England

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Engineer in the North of England

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Engineer in the North of England

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Engineer in the North of England

Messaging Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Yorkshire +7 6 £488 -32.76%
North West +8 5 £550 -
Messaging Engineer
England

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, Messaging Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region featuring Messaging Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Office 365
3 7 (63.64%) IronPort
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Skype
5 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) WebEx
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Slack
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
8 1 (9.09%) Server Building
8 1 (9.09%) Ansible
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) WebEx
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) IronPort
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) VMware