The median contractor rate for a Messaging Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

Messaging Engineer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 601 589
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Engineer 30 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.072% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.076% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 17
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £321 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £402 £329
% change year-on-year -31.50% +22.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.00

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 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 20 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 30 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 +46 30 £338 -10.74% 2
London +30 12 £500 +28.50% 1
North East - 10 £275 -
South East +15 4 £354 -15.06%
City of London +13 4 £570 -8.80%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £198 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £205 -
North West +28 2 £325 +18.18% 1
Hampshire +9 2 - -
East of England +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £354 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £354 -
Manchester +15 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Havant - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Messaging Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (64.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 30 (62.50%) Office 365
3 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (45.83%) Skype
6 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 18 (37.50%) Windows
8 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
9 14 (29.17%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
11 11 (22.92%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (22.92%) MS Office
11 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 10 (20.83%) Content Management
13 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
13 8 (16.67%) Linux
13 8 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (16.67%) IBM
14 7 (14.58%) Middleware
14 7 (14.58%) Solaris
14 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 6 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus

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 31 (64.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
6 14 (29.17%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
13 1 (2.08%) Apache
13 1 (2.08%) Confluence
13 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (2.08%) IIS
13 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
13 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
13 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Skype
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) AMQP
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) Multicast
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) SMTP
4 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) PBX
5 1 (2.08%) PSTN
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (14.58%) Middleware
3 6 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (8.33%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Solaris
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Unix
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Content Management
3 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.17%) Email Management
5 2 (4.17%) Email Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Presales
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Release Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) C
3 3 (6.25%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) Symantec
3 6 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.33%) Dell
4 4 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 2 (4.17%) Trend Micro
5 2 (4.17%) Trustwave
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Polycom
6 1 (2.08%) Proofpoint
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