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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Consultant
Rank 573 516 563
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Consultant 26 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 14
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£425 £358 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £448 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £345 £225
% change year-on-year
+23.18% +53.33%
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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 17 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 21 August 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 -41 25 £425 +18.88% 2
South East -4 11 £353 -1.39% 1
London -16 6 £313 -17.21%
Hampshire - 4 £280 -
South West - 3 £425 - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £450 +50.00%
West Midlands -14 2 £450 +20.00%
Bristol - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £570 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Dorset - - - -

Exchange Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (83.02%) MS Exchange
2 31 (58.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (49.06%) Migration
4 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (32.08%) Windows
6 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
7 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.98%) Lync
9 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (15.09%) Office 365
10 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 5 (9.43%) SAN
12 5 (9.43%) Lotus
12 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (7.55%) Mercator
13 4 (7.55%) NAS
14 3 (5.66%) MCSE
14 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (5.66%) VMware
14 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
15 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
15 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino

Exchange Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (83.02%) MS Exchange
2 31 (58.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (16.98%) Lync
6 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (11.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) NAS
3 2 (3.77%) VLAN
3 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Migration
2 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
2 2 (3.77%) Change Control
3 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.89%) Email Migration
3 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Lotus
3 4 (7.55%) Mercator
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Websense
6 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.89%) Wyse
6 1 (1.89%) Open Text
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) CA
6 1 (1.89%) RightFax
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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