The median contractor rate for a Messaging Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 623 637
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 14 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.039% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.041% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £468 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% -12.50%  
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 44592 53123 52813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28970 34603 31991
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1537 2115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Messaging Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Consultant in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Consultant in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Consultant in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Consultant in the UK

Messaging Consultant
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +39 14 £350 -12.50% 1
South East +27 5 £550 -
London +22 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £550 -
North West +33 2 £350 +40.00%
Hampshire +13 2 - -
Manchester +13 2 £350 +40.00%
Bolton - 2 £350 -
North East - 2 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £290 -
Bristol +6 1 £350 +16.66%
South West 0 1 £350 +16.66%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -

Messaging Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Messaging Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (70.83%) Office 365
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
7 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (37.50%) DNS
9 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
10 8 (33.33%) Skype
10 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (33.33%) MCSE
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 6 (25.00%) Trend Micro
11 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
11 6 (25.00%) Android
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (25.00%) DHCP
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management

Messaging Consultant 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
4 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Skype
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Android
4 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Content Management
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) EAI
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) RUP
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 3 (12.50%) Intel
3 3 (12.50%) IronPort
3 3 (12.50%) RightFax
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow