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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Exchange Engineer
Rank 551 549 487
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -62
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 75 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 66
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £22.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +45.16%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 67 £338 +12.50% 22
London +9 26 £350 -6.66% 6
South East +16 23 £325 +0.77% 3
North West -8 10 £275 -8.33% 3
Berkshire +3 9 £251 -21.17%
Lancashire - 6 £380 -
Hampshire +6 5 £460 +37.82%
City of London +33 4 £400 +12.28% 2
South West +5 4 £175 -23.91% 1
Reading -5 4 £250 -41.17%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £325 +12.06%
Scotland -2 3 £375 +15.38%
Sidcup - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - -
East of England -4 2 £280 +8.73%
Surrey -7 2 £385 +18.46% 2
Bracknell -8 2 £254 -12.50%
East Midlands -13 2 £405 +35.00% 2
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £173 -
Merseyside - 2 £200 - 1
Kent - 2 £440 - 1
Poole - 2 £173 -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £405 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £200 - 1
Croydon - 2 £338 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Somerset +1 1 - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (68.45%) MS Exchange
2 118 (63.10%) Active Directory
3 102 (54.55%) Windows
4 81 (43.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 74 (39.57%) Windows Server
6 73 (39.04%) Microsoft
7 60 (32.09%) Migration
8 55 (29.41%) VMware
8 55 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 50 (26.74%) Skype for Business
10 46 (24.60%) Office 365
11 38 (20.32%) DNS
12 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
14 26 (13.90%) SQL
15 25 (13.37%) SC Cleared
16 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2003
16 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (11.76%) Citrix
17 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (11.23%) Windows 7
19 20 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (10.70%) DHCP
20 18 (9.63%) Blackberry
20 18 (9.63%) Firewall
20 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
21 17 (9.09%) vSphere
22 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
23 15 (8.02%) Finance
23 15 (8.02%) ITIL

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 128 (68.45%) MS Exchange
2 81 (43.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (26.74%) Skype for Business
5 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.07%) IIS
8 2 (1.07%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (24.60%) Office 365
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.32%) DNS
2 20 (10.70%) DHCP
3 18 (9.63%) Firewall
4 12 (6.42%) SAN
5 11 (5.88%) SMTP
6 7 (3.74%) Skype
6 7 (3.74%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.21%) VoIP
7 6 (3.21%) WAN
8 5 (2.67%) Internet
8 5 (2.67%) LAN
8 5 (2.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.60%) Broadband
9 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.60%) VLAN
9 3 (1.60%) VPN
9 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.07%) IKE
10 2 (1.07%) IPsec
10 2 (1.07%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (8.02%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) Advertising
3 2 (1.07%) Banking
3 2 (1.07%) Law
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) German Language
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) CSS
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.28%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.21%) Clustering
4 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.60%) CCTV
5 3 (1.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.07%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.07%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (54.55%) Windows
2 74 (39.57%) Windows Server
3 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (11.23%) Windows 7
6 12 (6.42%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.14%) Android
9 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.60%) Unix
11 2 (1.07%) Linux
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.09%) Migration
2 15 (8.02%) ITIL
3 11 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (3.21%) Change Management
4 6 (3.21%) Time Management
5 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (2.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (2.14%) Change Control
7 3 (1.60%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.60%) Server Building
7 3 (1.60%) Service Delivery
7 3 (1.60%) Service Management
8 2 (1.07%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.07%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.07%) High Availability
8 2 (1.07%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.07%) Operations Management
8 2 (1.07%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.90%) SQL
2 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.60%) LINC
4 2 (1.07%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.49%) MCSE
5 9 (4.81%) MCP
6 7 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.21%) Degree
8 5 (2.67%) CCNA
8 5 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.14%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.60%) MCSA
11 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) ACSA
11 1 (0.53%) CCA
11 1 (0.53%) CCNP
11 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.53%) MCITP
11 1 (0.53%) MCTS
11 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 118 (63.10%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) vSphere
4 12 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.67%) XenApp
7 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.53%) IAG
8 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) UAG
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) SCCM
2 4 (2.14%) SCOM
3 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.07%) vMotion
5 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.53%) Foglight
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) Opsview
5 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (29.41%) VMware
3 22 (11.76%) Citrix
4 10 (5.35%) Symantec
5 9 (4.81%) IronPort
5 9 (4.81%) NetApp
6 7 (3.74%) Cisco
7 6 (3.21%) EMC
8 5 (2.67%) Lotus
9 4 (2.14%) Dell
9 4 (2.14%) HP
10 3 (1.60%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.60%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.07%) Adobe
11 2 (1.07%) Apple
11 2 (1.07%) arcserve
11 2 (1.07%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.07%) Veeam
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