The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exchange Engineer
Rank 578 531 554
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 26 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.067% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.072% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 July 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 29 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 28 July 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 -16 25 £293 -8.59% 7
London +10 13 £320 -1.53% 3
South East -24 8 £293 -31.17% 1
City of London +7 4 £300 +5.72% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 - - 2
Berkshire +1 1 - -
East of England -29 1 £225 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Knutsford - - - -

Exchange Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) Migration
4 21 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
8 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (15.56%) SCOM
10 7 (15.56%) Lync
10 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 6 (13.33%) DHCP
11 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.33%) Finance
12 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.11%) vSphere
12 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.11%) Symantec
13 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
13 4 (8.89%) SCCM
14 3 (6.67%) Time Management
14 3 (6.67%) QMS
14 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
14 3 (6.67%) WSUS

Exchange Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (15.56%) Lync
5 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) EDMS
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Migration
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) MOF
2 3 (6.67%) Project Management
2 3 (6.67%) Time Management
2 3 (6.67%) QMS
3 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.44%) Service Management
3 2 (4.44%) Process Management
3 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) ITSM
4 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (6.67%) BS7799
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) vSphere
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.67%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Symantec
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Postini
6 1 (2.22%) Radianz
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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