Period
to 23 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 May 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 214 197
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.017% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.018% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
North West median daily rate £470 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% +36.36% -25.93%
10th Percentile £207 £363 £231
90th Percentile £485 £388 £407
England median daily rate £398 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +13.71% +16.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 4,874 5,533 5,145
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.60% 95.20% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,099 3,437 3,138
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 301 276
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £18.02 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.44% -9.90% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.00 £50.75
England median hourly rate £19.08 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.12% -2.62% -2.54%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Manchester +17 6 £470 +25.33%
Merseyside - 1 £218 -
Exchange Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Skype
2 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Skype
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IronPort
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) VMware