The table below looks at the statistics for the Exchange Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Engineer
Rank 122 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 5 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.77% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.85% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £255
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +47.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.44
Exchange Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2350 2352 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.35% 90.99% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1204 898
Average daily rate £390 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Exchange Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Exchange Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Exchange Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Exchange Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Exchange Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Exchange Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 2 £425 +13.33%
Exchange Engineer
South East

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Exchange Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Exchange Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) IMAP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) POP3
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Exchange Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Exchange Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) POP3
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) IMAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Novell
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus