The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Consultant
Rank 558 518 542
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Consultant 29 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.042% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.045% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 22
Average daily rate £386 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2014.

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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 28 £388 +12.31% 1
London 0 15 £400 -
City of London - 5 £385 -
South East -2 4 £388 +31.52% 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Exchange Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 47 (66.20%) MS Exchange
2 40 (56.34%) Migration
3 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
6 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
8 13 (18.31%) Office 365
8 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
10 11 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.68%) Finance
12 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
13 6 (8.45%) SMTP
13 6 (8.45%) Lotus
14 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (7.04%) DHCP
14 5 (7.04%) DNS
14 5 (7.04%) IBM Notes
14 5 (7.04%) Lync
15 4 (5.63%) E-Discovery
15 4 (5.63%) SCOM
15 4 (5.63%) MCSE
16 3 (4.23%) Lotus Domino

Exchange Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 47 (66.20%) MS Exchange
2 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (7.04%) Lync
7 5 (7.04%) IBM Notes
8 3 (4.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) SMTP
2 5 (7.04%) DHCP
2 5 (7.04%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Migration
2 4 (5.63%) E-Discovery
3 3 (4.23%) Change Control
3 3 (4.23%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (4.23%) Project Management
4 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.41%) Change Management
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL
5 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.23%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
2 2 (2.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.23%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Lotus
3 3 (4.23%) Symantec
3 3 (4.23%) Clearswift
3 3 (4.23%) Open Text
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) RightFax
4 2 (2.82%) Websense
4 2 (2.82%) CommVault
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Apple