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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Consultant
Rank 623 627 570
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -57
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Consultant 41 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.035% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.037% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 27
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £486 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -1.78%
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 2016.

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 25 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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 39 £425 +17.24%
South East -9 12 £431 +43.75%
London -15 11 £500 +3.89%
Berkshire +9 10 £431 +1.47%
Reading - 9 £450 -
North West -4 6 £450 +20.00%
East of England +13 4 £265 -
Yorkshire +3 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire -2 3 £425 -
Manchester -4 3 £280 -25.33%
Cheshire - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -1 2 - -
West Midlands -12 2 £280 -18.54%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Birmingham +4 1 £300 -14.28%
Shropshire - 1 £260 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Luton - 1 £265 -
Telford - 1 £260 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Edinburgh - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £300 -

Exchange Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 61 (73.49%) MS Exchange
2 46 (55.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (46.99%) Office 365
3 39 (46.99%) Migration
4 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
4 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
6 26 (31.33%) Skype for Business
7 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
7 25 (30.12%) Windows
8 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
10 18 (21.69%) Symantec
11 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
11 16 (19.28%) Dell
12 15 (18.07%) IronPort
13 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
14 12 (14.46%) Skype
14 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.46%) Cisco
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.05%) RightFax
16 10 (12.05%) VMware
17 9 (10.84%) DNS
17 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
18 8 (9.64%) Citrix
18 8 (9.64%) Banking
19 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification

Exchange Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 61 (73.49%) MS Exchange
2 46 (55.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (31.33%) Skype for Business
5 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.82%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.61%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.20%) IIS
9 1 (1.20%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 39 (46.99%) Office 365
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Skype
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) Unified Communications
3 6 (7.23%) WAN
4 5 (6.02%) LAN
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) LDAP
6 2 (2.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) SMTP
7 1 (1.20%) IMAP
7 1 (1.20%) PBX
7 1 (1.20%) POP3
7 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (9.64%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Advertising
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) French Language
3 2 (2.41%) German Language
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) CSS
1 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) PKI
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Migration
2 6 (7.23%) Presales
3 5 (6.02%) Identity Management
3 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (4.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.41%) Change Management
5 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.41%) Release Management
6 1 (1.20%) CRM
6 1 (1.20%) Customer Analysis
6 1 (1.20%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL
6 1 (1.20%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (1.20%) Service Management
6 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) LINC
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) MCSA
4 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
System Software
1 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) Symantec
3 16 (19.28%) Dell
4 15 (18.07%) IronPort
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
6 10 (12.05%) RightFax
6 10 (12.05%) VMware
7 8 (9.64%) Citrix
8 4 (4.82%) F5
8 4 (4.82%) Lotus
9 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.20%) SAP