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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Engineer
Rank 573 530 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 74 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 49
Median daily rate £335 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +95.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -21 67 £336 +12.08% 18
London -16 29 £320 +6.66% 5
South East +8 17 £409 +30.80% 7
South West +15 8 £338 - 4
Swindon - 5 £350 -
Wiltshire - 5 £350 -
East of England +20 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £430 +37.60%
Milton Keynes +6 4 £430 +38.70%
Scotland -9 4 £244 -28.83%
Hampshire +11 3 £240 -38.06% 2
Manchester +1 3 £200 -42.85%
Berkshire 0 3 £300 -
Surrey -6 3 £450 +83.67% 3
North West -14 3 £200 -6.97% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Sidcup - 3 £300 -
East Sussex +13 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 2 £413 +37.50%
East Midlands +2 2 £256 +7.89%
Luton +2 2 £413 +37.50%
Yorkshire +1 2 £323 -14.00%
Reading -5 2 £300 -
West Midlands -19 2 - -
Renfrewshire -38 2 £325 -5.10%
Erskine -38 2 £325 -5.10%
Southampton - 2 £240 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £256 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
City of London +41 1 - -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 121 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 103 (58.52%) Windows
3 100 (56.82%) Active Directory
4 73 (41.48%) VMware
5 70 (39.77%) Microsoft
5 70 (39.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 61 (34.66%) Windows Server
7 53 (30.11%) Migration
8 47 (26.70%) Office 365
9 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (18.18%) Citrix
10 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (17.61%) DNS
11 31 (17.61%) SAN
12 30 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (16.48%) Security Cleared
14 28 (15.91%) SC Cleared
14 28 (15.91%) Skype for Business
14 28 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 22 (12.50%) IronPort
15 22 (12.50%) PowerShell
16 21 (11.93%) HP
16 21 (11.93%) LAN
17 20 (11.36%) Cisco
17 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
18 19 (10.80%) WAN
18 19 (10.80%) Windows 7
18 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007

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
1 121 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 70 (39.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (15.91%) Skype for Business
5 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.27%) IBM Domino
7 4 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.14%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Faxination
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.70%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.70%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.14%) Yammer
5 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.61%) DNS
1 31 (17.61%) SAN
2 21 (11.93%) LAN
3 19 (10.80%) WAN
4 18 (10.23%) DHCP
5 15 (8.52%) Firewall
6 12 (6.82%) Skype
7 8 (4.55%) SMTP
7 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.41%) VPN
9 5 (2.84%) VoIP
10 3 (1.70%) VLAN
11 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.14%) IMAP
11 2 (1.14%) MPLS
11 2 (1.14%) NAS
11 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.57%) 4G
12 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) EDRMS
2 7 (3.98%) IDOL
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Marketing
3 3 (1.70%) Banking
3 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) German Language
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.57%) Law
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 11 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.68%) Clustering
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.70%) Social Media
4 3 (1.70%) Statistics
5 2 (1.14%) BYOD
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.14%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.14%) iPhone
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 103 (58.52%) Windows
2 61 (34.66%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (10.80%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.25%) Linux
7 6 (3.41%) Android
8 5 (2.84%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.27%) Unix
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) Solaris
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.11%) Migration
2 10 (5.68%) ITIL
3 7 (3.98%) Asset Management
4 6 (3.41%) Project Management
5 5 (2.84%) CRM
5 5 (2.84%) Load Balancing
5 5 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.27%) High Availability
6 4 (2.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (2.27%) Server Building
7 3 (1.70%) Change Control
7 3 (1.70%) Configuration Management
7 3 (1.70%) Data Protection
7 3 (1.70%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (1.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (1.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.23%) SQL
3 9 (5.11%) VB
4 8 (4.55%) LINC
5 2 (1.14%) C
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.95%) MCSE
5 7 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.41%) CCNA
6 6 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.70%) Degree
7 3 (1.70%) MCP
8 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) MCSA
9 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 100 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.52%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (7.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.82%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.82%) vSphere
6 11 (6.25%) XenApp
7 4 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.14%) Brightmail
8 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.14%) vCloud
8 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) SCCM
2 7 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (3.41%) SCOM
4 4 (2.27%) WSUS
5 3 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.70%) vMotion
6 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (41.48%) VMware
2 70 (39.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (18.18%) Citrix
4 22 (12.50%) IronPort
5 21 (11.93%) HP
6 20 (11.36%) Cisco
7 13 (7.39%) Symantec
8 12 (6.82%) NetApp
9 11 (6.25%) CommVault
10 10 (5.68%) Dell
11 8 (4.55%) EMC
11 8 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.98%) Altiris
12 7 (3.98%) Dell Compellent
12 7 (3.98%) Meridio
13 6 (3.41%) Veeam
14 5 (2.84%) Lotus
15 4 (2.27%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.27%) Hitachi
15 4 (2.27%) Proofpoint
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