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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exchange Engineer
Rank 572 552 507
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -45
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 27 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.035% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.038% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
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£346 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £418 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.56% +28.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.00%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 24 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 27 March 2015. 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 0 27 £346 -14.50% 5
South East -14 21 £343 -15.43% 1
Berkshire 0 10 £338 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £291 -
London -1 4 £350 +12.00% 2
City of London +17 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Brighton - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Solihull - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 58 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 40 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (62.90%) Windows
4 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
5 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
6 26 (41.94%) Migration
7 25 (40.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
10 19 (30.65%) Lync
11 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (22.58%) Clustering
14 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
15 11 (17.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (16.13%) Symantec
16 10 (16.13%) MCITP
16 10 (16.13%) Office 365
17 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
17 9 (14.52%) ITIL
18 8 (12.90%) DNS
18 8 (12.90%) VMware
18 8 (12.90%) SCCM
18 8 (12.90%) SCOM
18 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
18 8 (12.90%) Office Communications Server
19 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 58 (93.55%) MS Exchange
2 40 (64.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (40.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (30.65%) Lync
5 17 (27.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (17.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (12.90%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (11.29%) IIS
10 6 (9.68%) IBM Notes
10 6 (9.68%) GroupWise
11 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
12 2 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) DNS
2 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 7 (11.29%) POP3
2 7 (11.29%) SMTP
2 7 (11.29%) IMAP
3 4 (6.45%) NAS
4 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) PBX
5 2 (3.23%) VoIP
5 2 (3.23%) MGCP
5 2 (3.23%) H.323
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) EDMS
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Clustering
2 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.84%) MVS
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Service Management
3 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Release Management
7 1 (1.61%) Change Control
7 1 (1.61%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.29%) VB
3 6 (9.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCITP
3 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) MCTS
4 7 (11.29%) Degree
5 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) CCA
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCEA
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) VCP5
7 1 (1.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) vSphere
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (3.23%) XenServer
7 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
1 8 (12.90%) SCOM
2 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.84%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Symantec
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 6 (9.68%) Lotus
4 6 (9.68%) Novell
5 4 (6.45%) IBM
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 4 (6.45%) Sophos
5 4 (6.45%) Proofpoint
6 3 (4.84%) Clearswift
6 3 (4.84%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) Apple
6 3 (4.84%) McAfee
7 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix
7 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 2 (3.23%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (3.23%) Sun
7 2 (3.23%) AppSense
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