Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 706 674
Rank change year-on-year -48 -32 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 75 120 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 84 96
England median daily rate £350 £344 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.36% +0.38%
10th Percentile £156 £213 £181
90th Percentile £499 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £331 £334
% change year-on-year +5.66% -0.75% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
England median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -38.91% -1.78%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £135.60 £14.25 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -35.71% -

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 87,421 85,327 94,319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.78% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,646 56,201 61,003
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,544 2,910 3,601
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -65 30 £369 +5.36% 9
South East -25 19 £325 -13.33% 6
Midlands +18 10 £350 +14.29% 2
East Midlands +10 10 £350 +14.29% 1
North of England +28 7 £350 +7.69% 3
South West -2 5 £305 -6.15%
Yorkshire +8 4 £265 -11.67% 1
North West +3 3 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England -9 3 - - 2
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
2 38 (50.67%) MS Exchange
2 38 (50.67%) Office 365
3 37 (49.33%) Windows
4 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
5 25 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
6 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (25.33%) Migration
7 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
8 13 (17.33%) Skype
9 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
10 11 (14.67%) VMware
10 11 (14.67%) DNS
11 10 (13.33%) SCCM
12 9 (12.00%) Windows 10
12 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (12.00%) Citrix
12 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (12.00%) SQL
13 8 (10.67%) NetApp
13 8 (10.67%) Finance
14 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
14 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
14 7 (9.33%) Android
14 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (9.33%) ITIL
15 6 (8.00%) SharePoint

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 38 (50.67%) MS Exchange
2 25 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Documentum
7 1 (1.33%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) Office 365
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.67%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Skype
2 11 (14.67%) DNS
3 6 (8.00%) VLAN
4 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) Firewall
5 4 (5.33%) SMTP
5 4 (5.33%) VoIP
6 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.00%) SAN
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.67%) ADSL
7 2 (2.67%) MPLS
7 2 (2.67%) NAS
7 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.67%) PBX
8 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.33%) Android
5 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Migration
2 7 (9.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.67%) Test Management
5 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.33%) Time Management
6 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.00%) Release Management
6 3 (4.00%) Statistics
7 2 (2.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.67%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.67%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.33%) Case Management
8 1 (1.33%) Server Building
8 1 (1.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) CCNA
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.67%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) UAG
7 1 (1.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.33%) Ionix
4 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) NetApp
5 6 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (2.67%) Compaq
7 2 (2.67%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.67%) Polycom
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Arista
8 1 (1.33%) IBM
8 1 (1.33%) IronPort
8 1 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.33%) Novell
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Sonus
8 1 (1.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.33%) Veritas