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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exchange Engineer
Rank 552 519 515
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 31 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.071% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.076% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 9
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£324 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £218 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £336
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 21 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 30 January 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 -22 29 £323 +5.30% 7
South East -3 16 £324 -1.89% 4
Berkshire +9 11 £319 -3.40% 1
London -13 8 £348 +15.83% 2
Reading +10 5 £425 +13.33%
City of London +14 4 £324 -
Essex - 3 £270 -
East of England - 3 £270 -
Scotland - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire -7 1 £295 -
Leeds - 1 £295 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £295 -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newmarket - - - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (93.24%) MS Exchange
2 48 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (60.81%) Windows
3 45 (60.81%) Active Directory
4 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.14%) Migration
5 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (31.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (27.03%) Lync
9 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
12 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (17.57%) Clustering
14 13 (17.57%) Symantec
14 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
14 13 (17.57%) Office 365
15 12 (16.22%) VMware
16 11 (14.86%) SCCM
17 10 (13.51%) MCITP
17 10 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (13.51%) DNS
18 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
18 9 (12.16%) SCOM
19 8 (10.81%) Office Communications Server
19 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
20 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
20 7 (9.46%) VB

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (93.24%) MS Exchange
2 48 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (31.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (27.03%) Lync
6 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (10.81%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
10 6 (8.11%) IIS
11 5 (6.76%) GroupWise
12 2 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) SMTP
3 6 (8.11%) IMAP
3 6 (8.11%) POP3
3 6 (8.11%) SAN
4 5 (6.76%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.41%) NAS
5 4 (5.41%) PBX
5 4 (5.41%) VoIP
5 4 (5.41%) MGCP
5 4 (5.41%) H.323
6 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.70%) DHCP
7 2 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.35%) X.400
8 1 (1.35%) X.500
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.70%) EDMS
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
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%) Clustering
1 13 (17.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.81%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) MVS
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Migration
2 7 (9.46%) Service Management
3 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.11%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) High Availability
5 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.70%) Change Management
6 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.70%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.35%) Change Control
7 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) VB
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.51%) MCITP
3 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) MCSE
5 5 (6.76%) MCTS
5 5 (6.76%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) VCP5
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCEA
6 1 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 45 (60.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) vSphere
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 4 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) XenApp
6 2 (2.70%) XenServer
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
4 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
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 13 (17.57%) Symantec
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix
4 6 (8.11%) Lotus
5 5 (6.76%) Novell
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Polycom
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Sophos
6 4 (5.41%) EMC
6 4 (5.41%) Avaya
6 4 (5.41%) Proofpoint
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) Apple
7 3 (4.05%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.05%) McAfee
8 2 (2.70%) AppSense
8 2 (2.70%) Sun
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