The median contractor rate for a Messaging Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 593 609
Rank change year-on-year +32 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 40 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.095% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.100% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 29
Median daily rate £275 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £406 £348
% change year-on-year -32.30% +16.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -31.57%  

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Messaging Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Engineer in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Engineer in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Engineer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Engineer in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Engineer in the UK

Messaging Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +52 40 £275 -34.32% 3
North East +74 15 £275 -2.65%
London +23 15 £400 -20.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +79 7 £215 -23.89%
Tyne and Wear +77 7 £215 -23.89%
North West +23 6 £475 -
Manchester +14 6 £475 -
South East +27 4 £388 -13.88%
City of London +1 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +15 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £388 -
Havant - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £388 -

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Messaging Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (60.87%) MS Exchange
1 42 (60.87%) Office 365
2 40 (57.97%) Skype for Business
3 38 (55.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (53.62%) Skype
5 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
7 29 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
9 23 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 23 (33.33%) Windows
10 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (26.09%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (24.64%) ITIL
14 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (21.74%) Content Management
16 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
17 13 (18.84%) Symantec
18 12 (17.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
19 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
20 10 (14.49%) Migration
21 9 (13.04%) Finance
21 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
21 9 (13.04%) .NET
22 8 (11.59%) Linux
22 8 (11.59%) IBM
22 8 (11.59%) Blackberry

Messaging Engineer 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 42 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 40 (57.97%) Skype for Business
3 38 (55.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 21 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (26.09%) Office Communications Server
8 15 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
11 7 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (1.45%) Apache
13 1 (1.45%) Confluence
13 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
13 1 (1.45%) IIS
13 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
13 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
13 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (60.87%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (53.62%) Skype
2 6 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) AMQP
4 4 (5.80%) Multicast
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) PBX
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) HTTP
6 1 (1.45%) PSTN
6 1 (1.45%) SMTP
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) NUnit
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.45%) Ant
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (10.14%) Middleware
4 6 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (7.25%) WF
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.80%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (5.80%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (2.90%) J2EE
8 1 (1.45%) XML
8 1 (1.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Solaris
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) Unix
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (21.74%) Content Management
4 10 (14.49%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
5 6 (8.70%) Task Automation
5 6 (8.70%) Workflow
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Presales
10 1 (1.45%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.45%) Programme Delivery
10 1 (1.45%) Records Management
10 1 (1.45%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) VBA
4 4 (5.80%) VB
4 4 (5.80%) VBScript
5 3 (4.35%) C
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (5.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Symantec
3 8 (11.59%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.25%) Dell
6 4 (5.80%) Informatica
6 4 (5.80%) McAfee
6 4 (5.80%) Proofpoint
6 4 (5.80%) Splunk
6 4 (5.80%) Trustwave
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Lotus
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Polycom
9 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
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