The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 574 543
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31  
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 63 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 80
Median daily rate £300 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £189 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £335 £300
% change year-on-year -21.64% +11.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.59% -66.25%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +19 59 £300 -10.44% 11
UK excluding London +56 37 £263 -21.64% 6
London +2 26 £385 +20.31% 5
South East +12 13 £213 -48.01% 1
North of England +61 9 £290 -7.20% 2
South West 0 7 £193 -42.96% 2
Scotland +34 3 £475 +94.87%
East of England -7 3 £430 +14.66%
Midlands +11 1 £220 -14.14% 1
Wales -3 1 - -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Exchange Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (51.58%) Windows
2 45 (47.37%) Office 365
3 44 (46.32%) MS Exchange
4 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
5 36 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (32.63%) Migration
7 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 25 (26.32%) VMware
8 25 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (24.21%) LAN
11 22 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (21.05%) Cisco
14 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (20.00%) Skype for Business
15 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
16 16 (16.84%) Skype
16 16 (16.84%) DNS
16 16 (16.84%) Finance
17 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.68%) WAN
19 12 (12.63%) Firewall
19 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
19 12 (12.63%) SCCM
20 11 (11.58%) Citrix
20 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
21 10 (10.53%) DHCP

Exchange Engineer 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 44 (46.32%) MS Exchange
2 36 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.37%) Office 365
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) LAN
2 16 (16.84%) DNS
2 16 (16.84%) Skype
3 13 (13.68%) WAN
4 12 (12.63%) Firewall
5 10 (10.53%) DHCP
6 8 (8.42%) PBX
7 6 (6.32%) SMTP
7 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.26%) ADSL
8 5 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.26%) VPN
9 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.11%) DKIM
10 2 (2.11%) DMARC
10 2 (2.11%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (2.11%) VLAN
10 2 (2.11%) VoIP
11 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Ant
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Maven
1 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
3 3 (3.16%) Games
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) RESTful
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.16%) FMCG
3 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.16%) iPad
3 3 (3.16%) iPhone
3 3 (3.16%) VAX
4 2 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Equities
5 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.05%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.58%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.42%) Android
7 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.37%) Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Unix
10 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.05%) Debian
12 1 (1.05%) HPUX
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.05%) Solaris
12 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Migration
2 7 (7.37%) Records Management
3 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.21%) Identity Management
4 4 (4.21%) ITIL
5 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.16%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.16%) Task Automation
6 2 (2.11%) Application Discovery
6 2 (2.11%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (2.11%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.11%) Time Management
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (1.05%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.05%) Release Management
7 1 (1.05%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.32%) VB
3 4 (4.21%) SQL
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) GISP
6 1 (1.05%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (2.11%) RMADS
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Samba
5 1 (1.05%) vCloud
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCCM
2 9 (9.47%) AirWatch
3 6 (6.32%) WSUS
4 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.05%) Cacti
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.05%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.32%) VMware
3 20 (21.05%) Cisco
4 11 (11.58%) Citrix
5 9 (9.47%) Symantec
6 7 (7.37%) NetApp
7 5 (5.26%) MobileIron
7 5 (5.26%) Sophos
8 4 (4.21%) Sun
8 4 (4.21%) Veeam
9 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.11%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.11%) NYFIX
10 1 (1.05%) Avaya
10 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.05%) Dell
10 1 (1.05%) HP
10 1 (1.05%) McAfee
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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