The median contractor rate for a Messaging Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Messaging Analyst
UK
Rank 581 608 591
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Analyst 18 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.040% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 16
Median daily rate £345 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -15.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £300 £355
% change year-on-year +13.75% -15.49%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Messaging Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Analyst in the UK

Messaging Analyst
Top 12 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 18 £345 -1.42% 1
London +20 6 £525 +10.52% 1
North West +21 5 £345 +15.00%
Manchester +20 5 £345 -
South East +16 4 £330 -17.50%
Bolton - 4 £345 -
Bristol +6 3 £338 +12.50%
South West +3 3 £338 +12.50%
Milton Keynes - 3 £346 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £346 -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Havant - 1 £325 -

Messaging Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (44.44%) Office 365
3 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (29.63%) IronPort
6 8 (29.63%) Change Management
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Intel
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) RightFax
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
8 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
8 5 (18.52%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (18.52%) Business Development
8 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint

Messaging Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
7 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.70%) JBoss
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) KDB
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) JMX
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Derivative
3 2 (7.41%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Change Management
2 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
3 5 (18.52%) Business Development
3 5 (18.52%) Coaching
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) MiFID
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.70%) EMIR
3 1 (3.70%) ISO15022
3 1 (3.70%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) IronPort
3 7 (25.93%) Intel
3 7 (25.93%) RightFax
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Solace
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.70%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase