Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Engineer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 204 220
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.100% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median daily rate £355 - £300
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £12.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -55.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,709 5,427 6,048
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,590 3,437 3,892
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £239 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £556
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 259 215
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £48.75 £49.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

Messaging Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Engineer in the North West

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Engineer in the North West

Messaging Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Manchester -18 3 £350 -
Cheshire - 3 £360 -
Messaging Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 West region featuring Messaging Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Trustwave
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Trustwave
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk