The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 252 245
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 13 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Median daily rate £213 £409 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.01% +29.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £453 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -24.61% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4270 5079 5054
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 385 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +20.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Exchange Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Engineer in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the South East

Exchange Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 5 £325 +8.33%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £140 -
Hampshire +5 2 £175 -27.08%
Buckinghamshire -19 1 £90 -79.06%
Exchange Engineer
England

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Exchange Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) LAN
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (38.89%) Skype
6 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Android
8 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
8 5 (27.78%) WSUS
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) Symantec
8 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (27.78%) Sophos
8 5 (27.78%) ADSL
8 5 (27.78%) PBX
8 5 (27.78%) WAN

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) Skype
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) ADSL
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (27.78%) PBX
5 5 (27.78%) SMTP
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Records Management
2 1 (5.56%) Scrum
2 1 (5.56%) Security Management
2 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) AirWatch
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
1 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (27.78%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) MobileIron
3 5 (27.78%) Sophos
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix