Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 746 673
Rank change year-on-year -23 -73 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 109 148 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 104 142
UK median daily rate £313 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +2.77% +1.61%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £200
90th Percentile £475 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.59% -35.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.75 £16.60
90th Percentile £105.25 £14.25 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £21.00

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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
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 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Exchange Engineer in the UK

Exchange Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 17 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
England -28 95 £303 -6.92% 10
UK excluding London +18 65 £300 -7.69% 2
London -36 37 £369 +5.36% 8
South East -3 25 £220 -41.33%
North of England +62 14 £295 -5.60%
North West +29 10 £300 -7.69%
South West -1 10 £193 -39.84% 1
Scotland -5 6 £345 +6.15%
Yorkshire +28 4 £265 -11.67%
Midlands +26 4 £300 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +3 4 £300 +9.09%
East of England -24 4 £430 +32.31%
Wales +7 1 £185 -45.19%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 67 (61.47%) Office 365
2 62 (56.88%) MS Exchange
3 59 (54.13%) Windows
4 51 (46.79%) Active Directory
5 41 (37.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
7 36 (33.03%) Migration
8 34 (31.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
10 21 (19.27%) Windows 7
11 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (15.60%) Skype for Business
12 17 (15.60%) SCCM
13 16 (14.68%) Finance
13 16 (14.68%) Skype
14 15 (13.76%) VMware
14 15 (13.76%) Citrix
14 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
15 14 (12.84%) LAN
15 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (11.93%) DNS
17 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
17 11 (10.09%) Firewall
17 11 (10.09%) Cisco
17 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (10.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
18 10 (9.17%) ITIL

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 62 (56.88%) MS Exchange
2 41 (37.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (31.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.60%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.92%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (61.47%) Office 365
2 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.75%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Skype
2 14 (12.84%) LAN
3 13 (11.93%) DNS
4 11 (10.09%) Firewall
5 9 (8.26%) WAN
6 7 (6.42%) DHCP
7 5 (4.59%) ADSL
7 5 (4.59%) PBX
7 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.59%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.67%) SAN
8 4 (3.67%) SMTP
8 4 (3.67%) VLAN
8 4 (3.67%) VPN
9 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.75%) NAS
9 3 (2.75%) VoIP
10 2 (1.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Ant
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Maven
1 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Front Office
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) RESTful
2 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.50%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.67%) FMCG
5 3 (2.75%) iPad
5 3 (2.75%) iPhone
5 3 (2.75%) VAX
5 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.27%) Windows 7
4 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.26%) Linux
8 8 (7.34%) Android
8 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.59%) Unix
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.92%) Debian
13 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Migration
2 11 (10.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (9.17%) ITIL
4 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (4.59%) Time Management
5 4 (3.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.67%) Task Automation
6 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.75%) Change Management
6 3 (2.75%) Identity Management
6 3 (2.75%) Records Management
6 3 (2.75%) Release Management
6 3 (2.75%) Statistics
7 2 (1.83%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.83%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (1.83%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.83%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.83%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) MCSE
3 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
5 2 (1.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCDST
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) RMADS
4 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 51 (46.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.92%) Samba
5 1 (0.92%) UAG
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.92%) Cacti
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.92%) Ionix
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.92%) SCSM
5 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Citrix
2 15 (13.76%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) HP
5 5 (4.59%) Symantec
6 4 (3.67%) Sun
7 3 (2.75%) AppSense
7 3 (2.75%) Dell
7 3 (2.75%) Lotus
7 3 (2.75%) NetApp
7 3 (2.75%) Sophos
8 2 (1.83%) Compaq
8 2 (1.83%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.83%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.83%) Polycom
8 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.92%) IBM
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.92%) SAP