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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Consultant
Rank 555 522 554
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Consultant 32 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.050% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 21
Average daily rate £385 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +21.66%
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
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
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
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 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 15 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 18 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 -76 31 £386 +5.82% 3
London -9 18 £394 -6.91% 1
City of London - 5 £385 - 1
South East -13 4 £388 +31.52% 2
Berkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Southampton - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Exchange Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 50 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 42 (56.00%) Migration
3 32 (42.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
8 14 (18.67%) Windows
9 13 (17.33%) Office 365
10 12 (16.00%) Blackberry
11 11 (14.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (12.00%) Finance
13 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
15 6 (8.00%) SMTP
15 6 (8.00%) Lotus
16 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (6.67%) DNS
16 5 (6.67%) DHCP
16 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
16 5 (6.67%) VMware
16 5 (6.67%) Lync
17 4 (5.33%) SCOM
17 4 (5.33%) E-Discovery
17 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX

Exchange Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 50 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 32 (42.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (14.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
7 5 (6.67%) Lync
8 4 (5.33%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) SMTP
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Migration
2 4 (5.33%) E-Discovery
3 3 (4.00%) Project Management
3 3 (4.00%) Change Control
3 3 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL
5 1 (1.33%) Change Management
5 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 2 (2.67%) UAG
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Lotus
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Symantec
4 3 (4.00%) Clearswift
4 3 (4.00%) Open Text
4 3 (4.00%) RightFax
5 2 (2.67%) Websense
5 2 (2.67%) CommVault
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix