Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 766 717
Rank change year-on-year +16 -49 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 91 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 73
England median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £254 £188 £208
90th Percentile £488 £499 £421
UK median daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £89.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +559.26% -22.86%
UK median hourly rate - £89.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +559.26% -22.86%

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 86,009 87,673 83,057
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.82% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,595 58,793 54,546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,603 2,606 2,911
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.08% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.66 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -5.26%

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 February 2019.

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
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 February 2019. 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 +17 37 £400 +3.23% 2
North of England -2 25 £403 +30.89% 2
North West -4 16 £400 +3.23% 2
South East -20 12 £288 -16.67% 4
Midlands -6 7 £340 -15.00% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £330 - 1
South West -35 5 £325 +6.56% 2
North East - 5 £475 -
East of England +6 4 £400 +14.29%
Yorkshire -9 4 £456 +72.17%
East Midlands +5 2 £340 -15.00%
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 70 (76.92%) Office 365
2 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 48 (52.75%) MS Exchange
3 42 (46.15%) Migration
4 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
6 28 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 25 (27.47%) Skype for Business
8 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
10 21 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 21 (23.08%) Skype
11 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) Finance
12 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (18.68%) VMware
14 16 (17.58%) SCCM
15 14 (15.38%) Cisco
16 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.29%) ITIL
17 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (12.09%) Citrix
19 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (10.99%) Process Management
19 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (10.99%) Mimecast
20 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
21 8 (8.79%) OneDrive

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 48 (52.75%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.47%) Skype for Business
3 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 70 (76.92%) Office 365
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.99%) Mimecast
4 8 (8.79%) OneDrive
5 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) Skype
2 8 (8.79%) DNS
3 6 (6.59%) SMTP
4 5 (5.49%) DKIM
5 4 (4.40%) Firewall
5 4 (4.40%) SAN
6 3 (3.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.30%) VPN
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.20%) DMARC
7 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.20%) VLAN
8 1 (1.10%) ADSL
8 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.10%) ISDN
8 1 (1.10%) LAN
8 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.10%) Network Security
8 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Power BI
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Military
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) LDAP
1 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.30%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.40%) Linux
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Migration
2 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) Process Management
5 5 (5.49%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.20%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (2.20%) Information Security
8 2 (2.20%) IT Strategy
8 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.20%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (2.20%) Threat Management
9 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.10%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.10%) Fund Management
9 1 (1.10%) Release Management
9 1 (1.10%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) VB
3 3 (3.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) CCA
7 1 (1.10%) CCAA
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.30%) vSphere
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.10%) Xen
8 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) PingFederate
5 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 11 (12.09%) Citrix
5 6 (6.59%) MobileIron
6 5 (5.49%) Symantec
7 4 (4.40%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.30%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) IronPort
9 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.20%) Avaya
9 2 (2.20%) Veritas
10 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.10%) CommVault
10 1 (1.10%) Dell
10 1 (1.10%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.10%) Meraki
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.10%) SAP
10 1 (1.10%) Veeam