The table below looks at the statistics for the Exchange Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exchange Consultant
Rank 594 564 506
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -58
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Consultant 7 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.052% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.056% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 30
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£475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £327 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49442 48355 43039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.38% 92.50% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30777 29938 24740
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1972 2102
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.72 £40.00 £41.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Exchange Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exchange Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Exchange Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Exchange Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
England -37 6 £475 +15.15% 2
London +1 4 £481 +20.31%
West Midlands -5 1 - -
South East -20 1 £450 +5.88%
Erskine - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Exchange Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 23 (74.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (38.71%) Migration
4 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (35.48%) Office 365
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (25.81%) Lync
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 4 (12.90%) DNS
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
13 3 (9.68%) POP3
13 3 (9.68%) SMTP
13 3 (9.68%) MCSE
13 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (9.68%) IMAP
13 3 (9.68%) Lotus
13 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
13 3 (9.68%) MCITP
14 2 (6.45%) Degree

Exchange Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (74.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (25.81%) Lync
6 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (3.23%) IIS
9 1 (3.23%) GroupWise
9 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) POP3
2 3 (9.68%) SMTP
2 3 (9.68%) IMAP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Automotive
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) Novell
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
3 1 (3.23%) F5