The table below looks at the statistics for the Exchange Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Engineer
Rank 557 517 519
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 35 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 16
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£300 £350 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £204 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £255
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +47.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.44

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Exchange Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exchange Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Exchange Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -47 32 £300 -14.28% 4
London +2 9 £349 +16.25% 1
Yorkshire -3 9 £295 - 1
South East -50 8 £323 -14.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £295 - 1
Leeds - 6 £295 - 1
City of London +7 5 £349 -3.12% 1
Berkshire -18 5 £300 -20.00%
East of England -7 4 £270 -40.00%
Essex -6 3 £270 -40.00%
Reading +5 2 £425 +13.33%
Scotland -7 2 £438 +94.44%
West Midlands - 1 £135 -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 68 (91.89%) MS Exchange
2 47 (63.51%) Windows
3 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 46 (62.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
5 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (33.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (32.43%) Migration
8 23 (31.08%) Lync
9 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (21.62%) VMware
12 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (18.92%) Symantec
13 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (17.57%) SCCM
13 13 (17.57%) SCOM
13 13 (17.57%) Office 365
13 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
14 11 (14.86%) MCITP
15 10 (13.51%) DNS
16 9 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (12.16%) Clustering
16 9 (12.16%) Finance
16 9 (12.16%) vSphere
17 8 (10.81%) MCSE
17 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.81%) SharePoint

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Exchange Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (91.89%) MS Exchange
2 46 (62.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (33.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (31.08%) Lync
5 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (6.76%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
11 3 (4.05%) IIS
12 2 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (2.70%) GroupWise
12 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) DHCP
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
2 6 (8.11%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.41%) SMTP
3 4 (5.41%) MGCP
3 4 (5.41%) H.323
3 4 (5.41%) NAS
3 4 (5.41%) PBX
3 4 (5.41%) VoIP
4 3 (4.05%) POP3
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) IMAP
5 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.70%) S/MIME
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.35%) X.400
6 1 (1.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.05%) EDMS
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.16%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.05%) MVS
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Migration
2 7 (9.46%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (8.11%) Service Management
4 5 (6.76%) High Availability
5 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.05%) MOF
6 3 (4.05%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Time Management
6 3 (4.05%) QMS
7 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.70%) Process Management
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Email Migration
7 2 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.05%) VBScript
2 3 (4.05%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) MCITP
3 8 (10.81%) MCSE
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.11%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) VCP5
7 1 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.05%) BS7799
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) vSphere
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) XenApp
4 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) XenServer
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCCM
1 13 (17.57%) SCOM
2 5 (6.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.05%) WSUS
4 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Symantec
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 4 (5.41%) Avaya
6 4 (5.41%) Sophos
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Polycom
6 4 (5.41%) Proofpoint
6 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) Lotus
7 3 (4.05%) Apple
7 3 (4.05%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.05%) McAfee
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Novell
8 2 (2.70%) Sun
8 2 (2.70%) Dell