Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 863 875
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Analyst 21 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.023% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 21
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% +6.87%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £293
90th Percentile £551 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -15.63% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Messaging Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Analyst in the UK

Messaging Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Analyst in the UK

Messaging Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Analyst in the UK

Messaging Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Analyst in the UK

Messaging Analyst
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +43 18 £350 -24.32% 3
UK excluding London +31 11 £338 -15.63%
London -6 10 £505 -10.22% 3
North of England +63 3 - -
North West +25 3 - -
South West - 3 £325 -
South East +15 2 £300 -
Wales - 2 £573 -
Scotland -1 1 - -

Messaging Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Messaging Analyst 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 featuring Messaging Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) IronPort
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) SCCM
6 3 (14.29%) OpenText
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Informatica
6 3 (14.29%) PowerCenter
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre

Messaging Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) EDI
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Korn
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) IronPort
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) OpenText
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec