Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 734 696
Rank change year-on-year -28 -38 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 86 81 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.095% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 106
England median daily rate £350 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £203 £164 £200
90th Percentile £463 £400 £460
UK median daily rate £350 £308 £338
% change year-on-year +13.82% -8.89% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
England median hourly rate £24.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £13.28 - £12.75
90th Percentile £125.25 - £17.85
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - £13.50

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 87,925 80,837 93,503
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.87% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,321 52,843 61,134
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,716 2,741 3,067
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -45 44 £350 +16.67% 6
South East -21 17 £350 +16.94% 2
Midlands -3 10 £400 +66.67% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £400 +18.52%
East of England -11 6 £350 +59.09% 6
North of England -16 5 £388 +19.23% 5
West Midlands -3 4 £330 +43.48% 1
South West +8 3 £243 -33.10%
Yorkshire -11 3 £360 - 3
North West -13 2 £388 +19.23% 2
Exchange Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 48 (55.81%) MS Exchange
2 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 46 (53.49%) Office 365
3 43 (50.00%) Windows
4 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (26.74%) Skype for Business
6 23 (26.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
8 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
9 19 (22.09%) Migration
10 18 (20.93%) DNS
11 17 (19.77%) Skype
12 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (15.12%) Finance
14 12 (13.95%) VMware
14 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (12.79%) Windows 10
15 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
15 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
16 10 (11.63%) Mimecast
17 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (10.47%) Citrix
18 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (9.30%) Android
18 8 (9.30%) SCCM
18 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared

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 (55.81%) MS Exchange
2 27 (31.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (26.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (26.74%) Skype for Business
4 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.16%) Documentum
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (53.49%) Office 365
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.63%) Mimecast
4 6 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.49%) IaaS
5 3 (3.49%) PaaS
5 3 (3.49%) SaaS
6 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.16%) iTunes
7 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) DNS
2 17 (19.77%) Skype
3 7 (8.14%) DHCP
3 7 (8.14%) SMTP
3 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.81%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.81%) VoIP
5 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
5 4 (4.65%) VLAN
6 3 (3.49%) SAN
7 2 (2.33%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.16%) CTI
8 1 (1.16%) IPv6
8 1 (1.16%) PBX
8 1 (1.16%) Wireless
8 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Local Government
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.33%) FMCG
2 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.79%) Windows 10
4 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) Android
6 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.98%) Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.33%) Unix
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Migration
2 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (8.14%) ITIL
3 6 (6.98%) High Availability
3 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
3 6 (6.98%) Statistics
4 5 (5.81%) Change Management
4 5 (5.81%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
6 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.49%) Change Control
6 3 (3.49%) Task Automation
6 3 (3.49%) Test Management
7 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.33%) Case Management
7 2 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (2.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.65%) vSphere
4 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.16%) Netcool
4 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) VMware
3 9 (10.47%) Citrix
4 5 (5.81%) HP
4 5 (5.81%) NetApp
5 4 (4.65%) MobileIron
5 4 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (2.33%) Apple
6 2 (2.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.16%) CommVault
7 1 (1.16%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.16%) Meraki
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas