Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 865 891
Rank change year-on-year +44 +26 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Consultant 23 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.035% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 5
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -2.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £386 £450
% change year-on-year +16.50% -14.17% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Messaging Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 11 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 6 months to 26 July 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
UK excluding London +64 19 £450 +16.50%
England +38 18 £350 -12.50% 1
South East +53 6 £550 -
North of England +56 5 £320 -17.15%
Scotland +39 4 £475 +7.95%
London +11 4 - - 1
North East +51 3 £290 -6.48%
North West +38 2 £350 +40.00%
South West +8 2 £350 +16.67%
East of England -7 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Messaging Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 14 (60.87%) Office 365
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) MCSE
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
10 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Skype
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Banking
11 3 (13.04%) Service Management
12 2 (8.70%) HP
12 2 (8.70%) Citrix
12 2 (8.70%) NHS
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
12 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
12 2 (8.70%) DHCP
12 2 (8.70%) DNS

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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Skype
2 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.35%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Contract Management
4 1 (4.35%) EAI
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) RUP
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) F5
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
2 2 (8.70%) Trend Micro
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) CommVault
3 1 (4.35%) IBM