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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Engineer
Rank 555 553 530
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 98 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 50
Median daily rate £348 £341 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £215 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £404 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% -14.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £31.75 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-57.48% +66.01%

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 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
(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 -31 79 £343 +0.73% 16
London -6 31 £325 -7.14% 6
South East -21 21 £420 +21.73% 1
North West +1 10 £334 +55.23%
East of England +8 7 £313 +37.36% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £255 -32.00% 1
Belfast - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
East Midlands +17 6 £385 -
Hampshire +1 6 £388 +3.33%
Bracknell +2 5 £255 -
Scotland -15 5 £287 -16.13% 1
Lancashire - 5 £420 -
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £430 -
Milton Keynes +5 4 £430 -
Essex +5 4 £338 - 1
Sidcup - 4 £300 -
Yorkshire 0 3 £254 +1.50% 3
South Wales - 3 £350 - 1
Wales - 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £254 +3.57% 2
Reading -3 2 £400 - 1
Leeds -6 2 £254 +5.72% 2
Surrey -8 2 £463 +98.92%
Manchester -9 2 £325 -
West Midlands -10 2 £333 -1.48%
Kent -17 2 £440 -
Renfrewshire -35 2 £412 +20.29%
Erskine -39 2 £412 +20.29%

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 114 (65.14%) MS Exchange
2 102 (58.29%) Active Directory
3 93 (53.14%) Windows
4 78 (44.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (38.29%) VMware
6 66 (37.71%) Microsoft
7 61 (34.86%) Windows Server
8 54 (30.86%) Migration
9 45 (25.71%) Office 365
10 38 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (18.86%) Citrix
11 33 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (18.29%) Skype for Business
12 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (17.71%) DNS
14 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
14 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
15 29 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (16.57%) SAN
16 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (14.29%) SQL
18 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
18 21 (12.00%) DHCP
19 20 (11.43%) Windows 7
20 19 (10.86%) Firewall
21 18 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
21 18 (10.29%) IronPort
22 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
23 16 (9.14%) LAN
23 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 114 (65.14%) MS Exchange
2 78 (44.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (18.29%) Skype for Business
5 18 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.71%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.14%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.71%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.14%) Yammer
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) DNS
2 29 (16.57%) SAN
3 21 (12.00%) DHCP
4 19 (10.86%) Firewall
5 16 (9.14%) LAN
6 15 (8.57%) WAN
7 12 (6.86%) Skype
8 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.86%) SMTP
9 5 (2.86%) VoIP
9 5 (2.86%) VPN
10 3 (1.71%) Broadband
10 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.71%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.71%) VLAN
10 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.14%) IMAP
12 1 (0.57%) 4G
12 1 (0.57%) NAS
12 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) EDRMS
2 7 (4.00%) IDOL
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (6.86%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Advertising
2 4 (2.29%) Marketing
3 3 (1.71%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Back Office
4 2 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) CSS
1 1 (0.57%) HTML
1 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.29%) Clustering
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.71%) CCTV
4 3 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.71%) Social Media
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.14%) Statistics
5 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (53.14%) Windows
2 61 (34.86%) Windows Server
3 33 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.43%) Linux
10 5 (2.86%) Unix
11 4 (2.29%) Android
12 3 (1.71%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.86%) Migration
2 7 (4.00%) ITIL
3 5 (2.86%) CRM
4 4 (2.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (2.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (2.29%) Project Management
4 4 (2.29%) Server Building
4 4 (2.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (2.29%) Time Management
5 3 (1.71%) Change Management
5 3 (1.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (1.71%) High Availability
5 3 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.14%) Change Control
6 2 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.14%) Email Migration
6 2 (1.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.14%) Operations Management
6 2 (1.14%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) SQL
2 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.14%) VB
4 8 (4.57%) LINC
5 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.29%) MCSE
4 6 (3.43%) Degree
5 4 (2.29%) CCNA
5 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.71%) MCP
7 2 (1.14%) MCITP
7 2 (1.14%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (58.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.43%) vSphere
5 12 (6.86%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.71%) XenApp
7 3 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) SCCM
2 7 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.86%) SCOM
4 3 (1.71%) vMotion
4 3 (1.71%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) Opsview
6 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (38.29%) VMware
2 66 (37.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.86%) Citrix
4 18 (10.29%) IronPort
5 15 (8.57%) HP
6 14 (8.00%) Symantec
7 13 (7.43%) Cisco
8 12 (6.86%) NetApp
9 10 (5.71%) CommVault
9 10 (5.71%) EMC
10 9 (5.14%) Dell
11 7 (4.00%) Altiris
11 7 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (4.00%) Meridio
11 7 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.86%) Lotus
12 5 (2.86%) Veeam
13 3 (1.71%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.71%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.71%) WatchGuard
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