Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 736 718
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 -53
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 91 167 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 121
UK median daily rate £300 £335 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +11.48% +0.17%
10th Percentile £145 £200 £200
90th Percentile £488 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £343 £300
% change year-on-year -29.93% +14.17% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.59% -42.55% -1.05%
10th Percentile £37.25 £12.75 £20.75
90th Percentile £130.65 £14.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £13.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +192.59% -57.48% +58.75%

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 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -13 82 £300 -10.45% 12
UK excluding London +18 54 £240 -29.93% 5
London -1 37 £313 -3.85% 7
South East +28 19 £175 -56.25% 1
North of England +52 10 £290 -10.77%
North West +36 10 £290 -15.33%
South West +5 7 £193 -42.96% 3
Scotland +38 5 £475 +46.15%
East of England -12 5 £325 -
Midlands +27 4 £223 -36.43% 1
West Midlands +31 3 £220 -33.83% 1
Wales +3 2 £185 -47.14%
Northern Ireland -54 2 £425 -
East Midlands -14 1 £225 -48.86%

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (53.85%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Office 365
3 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
4 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
6 32 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (32.97%) Migration
8 24 (26.37%) Windows Server
8 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (25.27%) VMware
10 22 (24.18%) LAN
10 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (20.88%) Skype for Business
13 18 (19.78%) DNS
13 18 (19.78%) Cisco
14 17 (18.68%) Skype
14 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
15 16 (17.58%) Windows 7
16 15 (16.48%) Finance
17 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (14.29%) SCCM
18 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (13.19%) WAN
18 12 (13.19%) DHCP
19 11 (12.09%) Citrix
19 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (10.99%) Firewall

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 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 32 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (20.88%) Skype for Business
5 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.20%) IIS
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 45 (49.45%) Office 365
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) LAN
2 18 (19.78%) DNS
3 17 (18.68%) Skype
4 12 (13.19%) DHCP
4 12 (13.19%) WAN
5 10 (10.99%) Firewall
6 8 (8.79%) PBX
7 6 (6.59%) SMTP
7 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.59%) VPN
8 5 (5.49%) ADSL
8 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.20%) DKIM
10 2 (2.20%) DMARC
10 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.20%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (2.20%) VLAN
10 2 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Ant
1 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.10%) Maven
1 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Back Office
4 3 (3.30%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) RESTful
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) FMCG
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) VAX
5 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.89%) Android
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.69%) Linux
9 6 (6.59%) Unix
10 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.10%) Solaris
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Migration
2 7 (7.69%) Records Management
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL
4 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.40%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.30%) Task Automation
6 3 (3.30%) Time Management
7 2 (2.20%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.20%) Client Onboarding
7 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.10%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.10%) DevOps
8 1 (1.10%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.10%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.10%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.10%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.59%) VB
3 4 (4.40%) SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.20%) Perl
4 2 (2.20%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 2 (2.20%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.10%) GISP
6 1 (1.10%) MCDST
6 1 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.20%) RMADS
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) AirWatch
3 6 (6.59%) WSUS
4 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.10%) Cacti
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.10%) SCOM
7 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.10%) SCSM
7 1 (1.10%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) VMware
3 18 (19.78%) Cisco
4 11 (12.09%) Citrix
5 9 (9.89%) Symantec
6 7 (7.69%) NetApp
7 6 (6.59%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.49%) Sophos
9 4 (4.40%) Sun
9 4 (4.40%) Veeam
10 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.20%) Fidessa
10 2 (2.20%) NYFIX
11 1 (1.10%) Avaya
11 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.10%) Dell
11 1 (1.10%) HP
11 1 (1.10%) Juniper
11 1 (1.10%) McAfee
11 1 (1.10%) SAP
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