The table below looks at the statistics for the Exchange Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exchange Engineer
Rank 246 243 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.056% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£306 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +25.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8550 8239 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.81% 91.87% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4558 3777
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 438 575
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Exchange Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Exchange Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +6 3 - -
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
Exchange Engineer
England

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (96.77%) MS Exchange
2 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (61.29%) Migration
5 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
6 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (38.71%) Lync
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) Clustering
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (22.58%) IMAP
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
12 7 (22.58%) SAN
12 7 (22.58%) POP3
12 7 (22.58%) SMTP
12 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
12 7 (22.58%) IIS
13 6 (19.35%) VBScript
13 6 (19.35%) VB
13 6 (19.35%) IBM Notes
13 6 (19.35%) Novell
13 6 (19.35%) Lotus
13 6 (19.35%) Service Management
13 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (19.35%) GroupWise

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (96.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (38.71%) Lync
5 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (22.58%) IIS
7 6 (19.35%) IBM Notes
7 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (19.35%) GroupWise
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) POP3
1 7 (22.58%) SMTP
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
1 7 (22.58%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) EDMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) VBScript
2 6 (19.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCTS
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Novell
2 6 (19.35%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint