The first table below looks at the demand for the Exchange Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Administrator
Rank 571 562 569
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Administrator 9 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.015% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
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£344 £290 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £187 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £402 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £238 £265
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

Exchange Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Administrator within the UK.

Exchange Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Exchange Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Administrator within the UK.

Exchange Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -12 9 £344 +18.53% 2
South East -3 5 £344 +44.73% 1
London +3 4 £326 +12.50% 1
Hampshire - 3 £288 -
City of London - 3 £415 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Watford - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

Exchange Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (26.32%) Lync
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) GroupWise
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) SMTP
10 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.53%) Clustering
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) SCOM
10 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
11 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
11 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
11 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.26%) SCCM

Exchange Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (26.32%) Lync
5 4 (21.05%) GroupWise
5 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) IMAP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) POP3
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp