Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Engineer was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 June 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 - 186
Rank change year-on-year - +186 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 21 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Scotland median daily rate £270 - £416
10th Percentile £255 - £389
90th Percentile £326 - £458
UK median daily rate £315 £275 £403
% change year-on-year +14.55% -31.76% +13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,011 3,643 5,152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.27% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,936 2,136 2,849
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 95 97
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.31 £9.90
90th Percentile £48.30 £52.10 £44.05
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Messaging Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Engineer in Scotland

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Engineer in Scotland

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Engineer in Scotland

Messaging Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Renfrewshire - 16 £260 -
Glasgow - 4 £271 -
Messaging Engineer
UK

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Scotland region featuring Messaging Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Skype for Business
2 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 15 (71.43%) LAN
3 15 (71.43%) WAN
3 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 12 (57.14%) Workflow
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) Change Management
7 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Office 365
8 5 (23.81%) Skype
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.52%) DHCP
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (95.24%) Skype for Business
2 17 (80.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
1 15 (71.43%) LAN
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
1 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Workflow
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft