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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Engineer
Rank 565 512 517
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 78 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 68 50
Median daily rate £343 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.48% +30.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.19%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 31 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 -40 64 £338 +12.50% 18
London -22 25 £300 - 5
South East -25 14 £430 +40.40% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Belfast - 7 - -
North West -12 6 £325 +51.16% 3
South West -4 5 £350 +55.55% 4
Swindon - 5 £350 -
Wiltshire - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £430 +35.96%
East Midlands +7 4 £256 +7.89%
East of England +6 4 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes +6 4 £430 +34.37%
Scotland -12 4 £287 -16.13%
Essex -1 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -4 3 £323 +12.17% 2
Surrey -17 3 £450 +63.63%
Manchester - 3 £325 - 1
Sidcup - 3 £300 -
Leicestershire 0 2 - -
Hampshire -1 2 £369 -4.83%
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Leicester -5 2 - -
West Midlands -19 2 £333 -1.48% 1
Renfrewshire -36 2 £412 +20.29%
Erskine -37 2 £412 +20.29%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £256 -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 (66.28%) MS Exchange
2 95 (55.23%) Active Directory
3 92 (53.49%) Windows
4 70 (40.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (38.37%) Microsoft
6 65 (37.79%) VMware
7 55 (31.98%) Windows Server
8 52 (30.23%) Migration
9 42 (24.42%) Office 365
10 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 31 (18.02%) SC Cleared
11 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (18.02%) DNS
11 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 30 (17.44%) SAN
12 30 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (16.86%) Citrix
14 27 (15.70%) Skype for Business
15 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (11.63%) IronPort
17 19 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (11.05%) PowerShell
17 19 (11.05%) DHCP
18 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (10.47%) SQL
18 18 (10.47%) LAN
18 18 (10.47%) Windows 7
19 17 (9.88%) WAN
20 16 (9.30%) SharePoint

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 (66.28%) MS Exchange
2 70 (40.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (15.70%) Skype for Business
5 19 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.74%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.74%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.16%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.42%) Office 365
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.16%) Yammer
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.02%) DNS
2 30 (17.44%) SAN
3 19 (11.05%) DHCP
4 18 (10.47%) LAN
5 17 (9.88%) WAN
6 15 (8.72%) Firewall
7 12 (6.98%) Skype
8 7 (4.07%) SMTP
8 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.91%) VPN
10 4 (2.33%) VoIP
11 2 (1.16%) IMAP
11 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.58%) Broadband
12 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.58%) NAS
12 1 (0.58%) PBX
12 1 (0.58%) POP3
12 1 (0.58%) SSL
12 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) EDRMS
2 7 (4.07%) IDOL
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.33%) Marketing
3 3 (1.74%) Advertising
3 3 (1.74%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) CSS
1 1 (0.58%) HTML
1 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.81%) Clustering
3 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.74%) Social Media
5 2 (1.16%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.16%) iPhone
5 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.58%) BYOD
6 1 (0.58%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (53.49%) Windows
2 55 (31.98%) Windows Server
3 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.47%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.07%) Linux
6 7 (4.07%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.07%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.91%) Unix
8 4 (2.33%) Android
9 3 (1.74%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.23%) Migration
2 8 (4.65%) ITIL
3 6 (3.49%) Project Management
4 5 (2.91%) CRM
5 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.33%) Server Building
5 4 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (1.74%) Change Control
6 3 (1.74%) Configuration Management
6 3 (1.74%) High Availability
6 3 (1.74%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (1.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.16%) Email Migration
7 2 (1.16%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.16%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.16%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (1.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.05%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.47%) SQL
3 9 (5.23%) VB
4 8 (4.65%) LINC
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.98%) MCSE
5 4 (2.33%) CCNA
5 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.33%) Degree
5 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.74%) MCP
7 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.16%) MCITP
7 2 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 95 (55.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.81%) XenApp
7 8 (4.65%) vSphere
8 4 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.58%) vCloud
10 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) SCCM
2 7 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.91%) SCOM
4 3 (1.74%) vMotion
4 3 (1.74%) WSUS
5 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 65 (37.79%) VMware
3 29 (16.86%) Citrix
4 20 (11.63%) IronPort
5 16 (9.30%) HP
6 15 (8.72%) Cisco
7 13 (7.56%) Symantec
8 11 (6.40%) CommVault
8 11 (6.40%) NetApp
9 9 (5.23%) EMC
10 8 (4.65%) Dell
11 7 (4.07%) Altiris
11 7 (4.07%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (4.07%) Meridio
11 7 (4.07%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.91%) Veeam
13 4 (2.33%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.33%) Hitachi
13 4 (2.33%) Lotus
14 3 (1.74%) Proofpoint