Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 759 734
Rank change year-on-year +2 -25 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 102 95 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 98
England median daily rate £375 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.97% -6.92% +4.84%
10th Percentile £212 £134 £209
90th Percentile £488 £493 £458
UK median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
England median hourly rate - £39.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +192.59% -47.67%
UK median hourly rate - £39.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +192.59% -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 89,336 89,721 93,327
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,706 59,749 61,434
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,749 2,665 3,016
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +3.00% +0.97%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 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 +21 50 £425 +15.25% 5
North of England -16 21 £400 +35.59% 2
South East -21 14 £350 +59.09% 1
North West -8 11 £400 +33.33% 2
Midlands -15 7 £319 +6.25%
North East - 7 £113 -
East of England +2 5 £400 -6.98%
West Midlands - 5 £330 -
South West -31 4 £225 +16.88% 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £425 +60.38%
East Midlands +9 2 £270 -10.00%
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 66 (64.71%) Office 365
2 59 (57.84%) MS Exchange
3 55 (53.92%) Microsoft
4 53 (51.96%) Windows
5 47 (46.08%) Migration
6 44 (43.14%) Active Directory
7 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
8 29 (28.43%) Skype for Business
8 29 (28.43%) Finance
9 27 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (23.53%) VMware
11 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
12 23 (22.55%) Skype
13 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
14 20 (19.61%) SCCM
15 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
16 14 (13.73%) SQL
17 13 (12.75%) Banking
17 13 (12.75%) Mimecast
18 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
19 10 (9.80%) Process Management
19 10 (9.80%) ITIL
20 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
20 9 (8.82%) DNS
20 9 (8.82%) SCOM
20 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS

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 59 (57.84%) MS Exchange
2 29 (28.43%) Skype for Business
3 27 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 66 (64.71%) Office 365
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.75%) Mimecast
4 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (7.84%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) Skype
2 9 (8.82%) DNS
3 7 (6.86%) Firewall
4 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.90%) SMTP
5 5 (4.90%) VLAN
6 4 (3.92%) DHCP
7 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.94%) VPN
8 2 (1.96%) LAN
8 2 (1.96%) SAN
8 2 (1.96%) WAN
9 1 (0.98%) ADSL
9 1 (0.98%) IMAP
9 1 (0.98%) Internet
9 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.98%) ISDN
9 1 (0.98%) MPLS
9 1 (0.98%) POP3
9 1 (0.98%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) Blockchain
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Military
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.92%) PKI
3 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.98%) Handset
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.96%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.86%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Migration
2 27 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (9.80%) ITIL
3 10 (9.80%) Process Management
4 7 (6.86%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (3.92%) Change Management
5 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.92%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (2.94%) Change Control
6 3 (2.94%) E-Discovery
6 3 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.96%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.96%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (1.96%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.73%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) VB
3 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.98%) CCA
7 1 (0.98%) CCAA
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.98%) MCITP
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) vSphere
4 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.94%) XenApp
6 2 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.98%) Xen
7 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.96%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (53.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.53%) VMware
3 8 (7.84%) Cisco
3 8 (7.84%) MobileIron
4 6 (5.88%) Citrix
4 6 (5.88%) Clearswift
5 5 (4.90%) HP
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.96%) Polycom
7 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.98%) Avaya
8 1 (0.98%) CommVault
8 1 (0.98%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.98%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.98%) IronPort
8 1 (0.98%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.98%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Sonus