Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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.

Exchange Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 744 745
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -69
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 100 100 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 91
England median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +7.35%
10th Percentile £203 £140 £213
90th Percentile £481 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
England median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.91% +192.59% -54.24%
10th Percentile £31.75 £22.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £117.95 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +32.91% +192.59% -39.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88,955 86,418 93,856
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.88% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,159 57,066 61,948
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,847 2,561 2,910
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -0.27% +5.51%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.92 £18.62
% change year-on-year -7.51% +1.60% +3.52%

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Exchange Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Engineer in England

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 54 £400 +6.67% 7
South East -16 15 £350 +100.00% 5
Midlands -12 13 £330 +46.67%
West Midlands -8 11 £330 +50.00%
North of England -25 10 £325 +12.07% 5
East of England -8 6 £400 -6.98%
North East - 5 £113 -
North West -21 4 £338 +16.38% 2
East Midlands +7 2 £270 -10.00%
South West -23 2 £220 +12.82% 1
Yorkshire -18 1 £320 +20.75% 3
Exchange Engineer
UK

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, Exchange Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (71.00%) MS Exchange
2 59 (59.00%) Office 365
3 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 48 (48.00%) Windows
6 34 (34.00%) Migration
7 31 (31.00%) Finance
8 30 (30.00%) Skype for Business
9 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
9 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
10 25 (25.00%) VMware
11 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (22.00%) Skype
14 18 (18.00%) SCCM
15 15 (15.00%) SQL
16 13 (13.00%) DNS
16 13 (13.00%) Banking
17 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.00%) Mimecast
18 11 (11.00%) Citrix
19 10 (10.00%) ITIL
19 10 (10.00%) MobileIron
19 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
20 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
20 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 9 (9.00%) SCOM

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 71 (71.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (59.00%) Office 365
2 12 (12.00%) Mimecast
3 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.00%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.00%) PaaS
6 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.00%) IaaS
6 3 (3.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) Skype
2 13 (13.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) SMTP
3 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) LAN
5 5 (5.00%) Firewall
6 4 (4.00%) DHCP
7 3 (3.00%) SAN
7 3 (3.00%) VLAN
7 3 (3.00%) WAN
8 2 (2.00%) IPv6
8 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.00%) VPN
8 2 (2.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.00%) WLAN
9 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.00%) IMAP
9 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.00%) NAS
9 1 (1.00%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Blockchain
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Legal
4 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.00%) PKI
2 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.00%) Fintech
4 1 (1.00%) Handset
4 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.00%) Windows
2 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.00%) Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.00%) Android
8 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Migration
2 23 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (10.00%) ITIL
4 9 (9.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.00%) Change Management
6 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.00%) Change Control
7 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (5.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.00%) E-Discovery
8 4 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.00%) Ticket Management
9 3 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) VB
3 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.00%) vSphere
5 5 (5.00%) XenApp
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.00%) Xen
8 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (18.00%) SCCM
2 9 (9.00%) SCOM
3 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.00%) Netcool
7 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) VMware
3 11 (11.00%) Citrix
4 10 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 9 (9.00%) HP
6 8 (8.00%) Symantec
7 6 (6.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco
9 2 (2.00%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.00%) Google
9 2 (2.00%) Polycom
9 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.00%) Avaya
10 1 (1.00%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.00%) IronPort
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.00%) Sonus