Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Exchange Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 720 672
Rank change year-on-year -28 -48 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 94 144 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 127
England median daily rate £305 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +4.84% -0.80%
10th Percentile £140 £210 £200
90th Percentile £495 £453 £419
UK median daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
England median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.59% -47.67% +15.31%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.75 £18.01
90th Percentile £105.25 £14.25 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +192.59% -35.71% +5.00%

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 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 November 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 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -63 37 £369 +5.36% 9
South East -1 24 £300 -20.00%
North of England +58 14 £295 -5.60%
North West +30 10 £300 -7.69%
South West +3 10 £193 -39.84% 1
Midlands +27 4 £300 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +19 4 £265 -11.67%
East Midlands +11 4 £300 +9.09%
East of England -16 4 £430 +32.31%
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 56 (59.57%) Office 365
2 50 (53.19%) MS Exchange
3 49 (52.13%) Windows
4 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
5 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
6 33 (35.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
7 25 (26.60%) Migration
8 24 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
10 16 (17.02%) SCCM
10 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (15.96%) Skype for Business
11 15 (15.96%) Citrix
12 14 (14.89%) VMware
12 14 (14.89%) Skype
13 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (13.83%) LAN
14 12 (12.77%) Finance
14 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
15 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (11.70%) Cisco
15 11 (11.70%) DNS
15 11 (11.70%) Windows 10
16 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
17 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (9.57%) Firewall
17 9 (9.57%) ITIL
17 9 (9.57%) Linux
17 9 (9.57%) SQL

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 50 (53.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (35.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.96%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.06%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (59.57%) Office 365
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Skype
2 13 (13.83%) LAN
3 11 (11.70%) DNS
4 9 (9.57%) Firewall
5 8 (8.51%) WAN
6 6 (6.38%) DHCP
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.26%) ADSL
8 4 (4.26%) PBX
8 4 (4.26%) SMTP
8 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.26%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.19%) NAS
9 3 (3.19%) SAN
9 3 (3.19%) VLAN
9 3 (3.19%) VoIP
10 2 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Ant
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.06%) Maven
1 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Front Office
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) RESTful
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.26%) FMCG
4 3 (3.19%) iPad
4 3 (3.19%) iPhone
4 3 (3.19%) VAX
4 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.13%) Windows
2 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
3 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.70%) Windows 10
6 9 (9.57%) Linux
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.51%) Android
7 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.32%) Unix
9 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.06%) HPUX
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Migration
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL
3 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.32%) Time Management
5 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.26%) Task Automation
6 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.19%) Change Management
6 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.19%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.19%) Records Management
6 3 (3.19%) Release Management
6 3 (3.19%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.13%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.13%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) MCDST
5 1 (1.06%) MCITP
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) RMADS
3 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.06%) Samba
5 1 (1.06%) UAG
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) Xen
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.26%) SCOM
2 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.06%) Cacti
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.06%) Ionix
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.06%) SCSM
3 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Citrix
3 14 (14.89%) VMware
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 4 (4.26%) Sun
6 4 (4.26%) Symantec
7 3 (3.19%) AppSense
7 3 (3.19%) Dell
7 3 (3.19%) NetApp
8 2 (2.13%) Compaq
8 2 (2.13%) Polycom
8 2 (2.13%) Sophos
9 1 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) IronPort
9 1 (1.06%) NetScout
9 1 (1.06%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard