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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Engineer
Rank 586 548 556
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 36 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.073% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 17
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£356 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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 34 £356 +1.64% 8
London -3 11 £435 +24.28% 2
South East -21 11 £310 -17.33% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £300 - 5
West Yorkshire - 9 £300 - 2
Leeds - 9 £300 - 2
City of London +26 3 £420 -1.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - - 1
Oxford -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -11 1 - -
South West -33 1 £383 +9.28%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 49 (85.96%) MS Exchange
2 41 (71.93%) Windows
3 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
4 32 (56.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
6 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (36.84%) Migration
8 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (22.81%) VMware
11 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (19.30%) Lync
13 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
13 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (15.79%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) DNS
15 8 (14.04%) SCCM
15 8 (14.04%) SCOM
15 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
16 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (12.28%) DHCP
16 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
17 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
18 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 5 (8.77%) vSphere
18 5 (8.77%) Symantec
18 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
18 5 (8.77%) Citrix
19 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 49 (85.96%) MS Exchange
2 32 (56.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (19.30%) Lync
6 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
8 3 (5.26%) IIS
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.75%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 7 (12.28%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) SMTP
5 2 (3.51%) S/MIME
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.75%) IMAP
6 1 (1.75%) MGCP
6 1 (1.75%) X.400
6 1 (1.75%) X.500
6 1 (1.75%) H.323
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) PBX
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) EDMS
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.26%) Time Management
3 3 (5.26%) QMS
3 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) MOF
3 3 (5.26%) Project Management
3 3 (5.26%) Service Management
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.51%) Email Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Coaching
4 2 (3.51%) Process Management
4 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.51%) ITSM
5 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.75%) High Availability
5 1 (1.75%) Change Control
5 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) MCSE
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.26%) BS7799
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) vSphere
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.51%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
1 8 (14.04%) SCOM
2 3 (5.26%) WSUS
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Symantec
3 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus
5 2 (3.51%) McAfee
5 2 (3.51%) ION Trading
5 2 (3.51%) Google
5 2 (3.51%) Postini
5 2 (3.51%) NetApp
5 2 (3.51%) Fidessa
5 2 (3.51%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Sun
6 1 (1.75%) Novell
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Polycom
6 1 (1.75%) Radianz
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