The median contractor rate for a Messaging Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 630 631
Rank change year-on-year +34 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Specialist 8 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 10
Median daily rate £438 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 -
% change year-on-year -2.77% -  
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 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Messaging Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Specialist in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Messaging Specialist in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Messaging Specialist over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Messaging Specialist in the UK

Messaging Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Messaging Specialist in the UK

Messaging Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +29 8 £438 -12.50% 3
South East +28 5 £500 -
London +25 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
Berkshire +25 1 £375 -25.00%
Hampshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £375 -

Messaging Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Messaging Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM

Messaging Specialist 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) SWIFT
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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