The median contractor rate for a Exchange Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Exchange Engineer
UK / England
Rank 546 537 515
Rank change year-on-year -9 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 24 81 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 41
Median daily rate £300 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £295
% change year-on-year - +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -42.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 38892 46305 45014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.87% 95.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25282 30341 27633
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1464 1808
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Exchange Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Engineer in England

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Engineer in England

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in England

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Engineer in England

Exchange Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
London -7 11 £300 -20.00% 4
South West +7 6 £375 -
South East -7 4 £160 -58.57% 4
East of England -8 2 £220 -26.66% 1
West Midlands +20 1 £240 -28.35% 1
Exchange Engineer
UK

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 60 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 56 (60.87%) MS Exchange
4 43 (46.74%) Windows Server
5 38 (41.30%) VMware
6 34 (36.96%) Office 365
7 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (22.83%) Migration
10 19 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (20.65%) Citrix
10 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (19.57%) Skype for Business
12 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
13 15 (16.30%) Firewall
13 15 (16.30%) ITIL
14 14 (15.22%) Cisco
14 14 (15.22%) SCCM
15 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
16 12 (13.04%) DNS
16 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.04%) Windows 7
17 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
19 8 (8.70%) Skype
19 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
20 7 (7.61%) Finance

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 56 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (19.57%) Skype for Business
5 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.52%) IIS
6 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.96%) Office 365
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) Firewall
2 12 (13.04%) DNS
3 8 (8.70%) Skype
4 7 (7.61%) DHCP
5 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.35%) LAN
6 4 (4.35%) SMTP
7 3 (3.26%) DMARC
7 3 (3.26%) SAN
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.26%) VoIP
7 3 (3.26%) WAN
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.09%) Internet
9 1 (1.09%) MPLS
9 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Front Office
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) MSMQ
1 4 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.17%) Clustering
1 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.09%) Equities
2 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.09%) iPhone
2 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 43 (46.74%) Windows Server
3 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.35%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) Linux
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Migration
2 15 (16.30%) ITIL
3 5 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (4.35%) High Availability
4 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.26%) CRM
6 2 (2.17%) Email Migration
6 2 (2.17%) Server Building
6 2 (2.17%) Statistics
6 2 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (1.09%) Change Control
7 1 (1.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.09%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (1.09%) Email Management
7 1 (1.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (1.09%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.09%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.43%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) CCNA
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) XenApp
5 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) vCloud
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (41.30%) VMware
2 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.65%) Citrix
4 14 (15.22%) Cisco
5 6 (6.52%) NetApp
6 4 (4.35%) Clearswift
6 4 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (3.26%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.26%) Symantec
8 2 (2.17%) Dell
8 2 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (1.09%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.09%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.09%) Novell
9 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
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