Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Administrator was £286 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Administrator
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 883 867
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Administrator 20 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.013% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 17
UK median daily rate £286 £448 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.03% +49.17% -9.77%
10th Percentile £208 £341 £205
90th Percentile £384 £459 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £26.25 - £23.25
10th Percentile £25.63 - £19.28
90th Percentile £26.88 - £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 - £23.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Exchange Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Administrator in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Administrator in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Administrator over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Administrator in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Administrator in the UK

Exchange Administrator
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +40 18 £286 - 4
England +23 14 £286 -36.03% 2
Scotland - 6 £298 - 2
South East - 6 £320 -
North of England - 4 £284 -
North West - 3 £280 -
London -36 2 £315 -29.61%
South West - 2 £220 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

Exchange Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Exchange Administrator 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 featuring Exchange Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Office 365
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) PKI
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
10 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
10 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (20.00%) Information Management
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) S/MIME
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) Migration
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) Symantec

Exchange Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) S/MIME
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Information Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Email Management
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds