The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Exchange Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Engineer
Rank 589 547 520
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 64 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 63
Median daily rate £325 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Exchange Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Exchange Engineer in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 60 £325 +4.00% 14
London -17 30 £338 - 8
South East +7 15 £475 +46.15% 4
Surrey - 7 £475 - 2
South West +6 6 £244 +19.63%
Bristol - 4 £244 -
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £450 +50.00%
Milton Keynes +16 3 £450 +50.00%
Birmingham -13 3 - -
West Midlands -31 3 - -
City of London +20 2 £425 +17.24% 2
Scotland +12 2 £325 +30.00%
East of England +10 2 £279 -7.08%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 - -
Hampshire -3 2 £240 -32.63%
East Midlands -4 2 £243 -9.76%
Southampton - 2 £240 -
Erskine - 2 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £325 -
Reading +8 1 £300 +50.00%
North West +8 1 £195 -37.09%
East Sussex +7 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 £275 -20.00% 1
Luton -1 1 £413 +37.50%
Berkshire -1 1 £300 +50.00%
Norfolk -1 1 £145 -61.33%
Oxfordshire -2 1 - -
Leeds -4 1 £275 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire -4 1 £413 +37.50%
Manchester -6 1 £195 -44.28%

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Exchange Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 105 (70.00%) Windows
2 97 (64.67%) Active Directory
3 92 (61.33%) MS Exchange
4 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
5 58 (38.67%) VMware
6 57 (38.00%) Windows Server
7 52 (34.67%) Migration
8 50 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 50 (33.33%) Office 365
9 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (24.00%) Citrix
11 33 (22.00%) SAN
12 32 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (15.33%) Windows 7
15 23 (15.33%) HP
16 22 (14.67%) Cisco
16 22 (14.67%) DNS
17 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
18 20 (13.33%) LAN
18 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (12.67%) PowerShell
20 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
21 17 (11.33%) Skype for Business
22 16 (10.67%) SQL
23 15 (10.00%) WAN

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (61.33%) MS Exchange
2 50 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
6 20 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (11.33%) Skype for Business
8 12 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.67%) IBM Domino
9 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.67%) Confluence
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.67%) IIS
11 1 (0.67%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) MS Office
2 11 (7.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.33%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.67%) Yammer
5 2 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.00%) SAN
2 22 (14.67%) DNS
3 20 (13.33%) LAN
4 15 (10.00%) WAN
5 14 (9.33%) Firewall
6 11 (7.33%) Skype
7 10 (6.67%) DHCP
8 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.67%) SMTP
10 5 (3.33%) VoIP
10 5 (3.33%) VPN
11 4 (2.67%) MPLS
11 4 (2.67%) VLAN
12 3 (2.00%) NAS
13 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.33%) Extranet
13 2 (1.33%) Internet
13 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) EDRMS
2 7 (4.67%) IDOL
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Legal
3 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) Clustering
3 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.00%) Statistics
5 2 (1.33%) BYOD
5 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.33%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.33%) iPhone
5 2 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (70.00%) Windows
2 57 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.33%) Windows 7
6 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.67%) Linux
8 6 (4.00%) Android
8 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.67%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.33%) Unix
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.67%) Solaris
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Migration
2 13 (8.67%) ITIL
3 7 (4.67%) Project Management
4 6 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (3.33%) Change Control
5 5 (3.33%) CRM
5 5 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.33%) High Availability
5 5 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.00%) Release Management
8 2 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.67%) SQL
3 7 (4.67%) VB
4 2 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.67%) MCSE
2 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.67%) CCNA
5 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) MCTS
8 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (64.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.00%) XenApp
5 11 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (6.67%) vSphere
7 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.67%) vCloud
9 2 (1.33%) Brightmail
9 2 (1.33%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) Xen
10 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) SCCM
2 8 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.67%) SCOM
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.00%) WSUS
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) Opsview
6 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 58 (38.67%) VMware
3 36 (24.00%) Citrix
4 23 (15.33%) HP
5 22 (14.67%) Cisco
6 13 (8.67%) Symantec
7 12 (8.00%) CommVault
8 11 (7.33%) NetApp
8 11 (7.33%) Veeam
9 9 (6.00%) Dell
9 9 (6.00%) EMC
9 9 (6.00%) IronPort
9 9 (6.00%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.33%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (4.67%) Altiris
11 7 (4.67%) Meridio
12 5 (3.33%) Lotus
13 4 (2.67%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.67%) Google
13 4 (2.67%) Proofpoint
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