Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 732 729
Rank change year-on-year -38 -3 -53
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 94 83 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.100% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 103
England median daily rate £350 £300 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.77% +10.65%
10th Percentile £201 £142 £202
90th Percentile £465 £483 £460
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £334
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.11% +11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
England median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +192.59% -42.55%
10th Percentile £16.13 £37.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £130.65 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.43% +192.59% -42.55%

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 89,514 83,249 96,747
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,251 54,303 63,739
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,880 2,680 2,877
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% -1.59% +8.57%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -20 51 £381 +22.00% 10
South East -7 18 £351 +109.25% 5
Midlands 0 10 £330 +50.00%
West Midlands -7 8 £330 +50.00%
East of England +1 7 £350 +7.69% 1
North of England -19 7 £363 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire - 3 £360 - 1
North West -23 2 £388 +33.62% 4
East Midlands - 2 £270 -
North East - 2 - -
South West +2 1 £215 +11.69%
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 61 (64.89%) MS Exchange
2 60 (63.83%) Office 365
3 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 45 (47.87%) Windows
5 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
6 30 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (30.85%) Skype for Business
8 27 (28.72%) Migration
9 26 (27.66%) PowerShell
10 24 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (22.34%) Skype
12 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
13 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (15.96%) DNS
14 15 (15.96%) VMware
15 13 (13.83%) Finance
15 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
17 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
17 11 (11.70%) Mimecast
18 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
19 9 (9.57%) Change Management
19 9 (9.57%) Citrix
19 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
19 9 (9.57%) Windows 10
20 8 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
20 8 (8.51%) SCCM
20 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 8 (8.51%) High Availability

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 61 (64.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (30.85%) Skype for Business
4 24 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
6 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
9 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 60 (63.83%) Office 365
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.70%) Mimecast
4 8 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.38%) PaaS
6 5 (5.32%) IaaS
6 5 (5.32%) SaaS
7 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (4.26%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.06%) iTunes
8 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) Skype
2 15 (15.96%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.38%) SMTP
5 4 (4.26%) DHCP
5 4 (4.26%) LAN
5 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.19%) SAN
6 3 (3.19%) VPN
7 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.13%) IPv6
7 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 2 (2.13%) VoIP
7 2 (2.13%) Wireless
7 2 (2.13%) WLAN
8 1 (1.06%) PBX
8 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Local Government
6 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) FMCG
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Fintech
4 1 (1.06%) Handset
4 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.87%) Windows
2 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.57%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.51%) Linux
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.38%) Android
8 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.13%) Unix
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Migration
2 9 (9.57%) Change Management
3 8 (8.51%) High Availability
4 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.38%) ITIL
5 6 (6.38%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.32%) Statistics
7 4 (4.26%) Change Control
7 4 (4.26%) E-Discovery
7 4 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.26%) Task Automation
7 4 (4.26%) Ticket Management
8 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.19%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.19%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.19%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.51%) SQL
3 2 (2.13%) Perl
3 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.32%) XenApp
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.06%) vSphere
7 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) SCCM
2 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Netcool
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) PingFederate
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) VMware
3 9 (9.57%) Citrix
4 7 (7.45%) HP
5 5 (5.32%) Symantec
6 4 (4.26%) Apple
6 4 (4.26%) MobileIron
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) Avaya
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.06%) CommVault
9 1 (1.06%) Dell
9 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.06%) Polycom
9 1 (1.06%) Qualys