Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 198 235
Rank change year-on-year -7 +37 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.18% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
North West median daily rate £356 £295 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.76% +49.37% -17.71%
10th Percentile £318 £201 £188
90th Percentile £449 £377 £209
England median daily rate £364 £300 £336
% change year-on-year +21.25% -10.78% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £162.50 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £39.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +32.91% +192.59% -54.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,616 5,328 6,774
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 94.69% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,479 3,294 4,288
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £240 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 245 257
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Exchange Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Engineer in the North West

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Engineer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the North West

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in the North West

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the North West

Exchange Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Manchester -16 4 £375 +7.14%
Merseyside +8 2 £325 -
Exchange Engineer
England

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 North West region featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec