The median contractor rate for a Exchange Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 563 534
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 41 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 61
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £287 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -17.92% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.75

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 42472 50787 52200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27448 33138 32083
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1310 1476 2091
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £41.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.54% +9.37%  

Exchange Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 23 May 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
Top 30 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 23 May 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 +15 36 £300 -12.72% 14
London +7 17 £378 +24.79% 6
South East +25 10 £275 -36.10% 2
Reading +25 5 £315 -21.25%
Berkshire +21 5 £315 +23.52%
Scotland +43 4 £475 +65.36%
Glasgow +10 4 £475 -
North West +20 3 £275 -15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
East of England +2 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £150 - 1
Watford - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £450 - 2
Cheshire +35 2 £258 -24.81% 1
West Midlands +27 2 £220 -33.83%
Staffordshire +1 2 £220 -33.83%
Witney - 2 £135 -
Warrington +35 1 £275 -19.70%
Hampshire +19 1 £175 -58.70%
Manchester +14 1 £440 +35.38%
South West +12 1 £325 -7.14% 3
South Wales +7 1 - -
Wales +4 1 - -
Newport -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £90 -79.06%
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Oxford - 1 £250 - 1
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Fareham - 1 £175 -
Chester - 1 £240 -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
3 36 (46.75%) Office 365
4 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
5 29 (37.66%) Migration
6 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
7 24 (31.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (25.97%) Windows Server
10 19 (24.68%) VMware
11 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (19.48%) Cisco
12 15 (19.48%) DNS
12 15 (19.48%) LAN
13 14 (18.18%) Skype for Business
14 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
15 12 (15.58%) Skype
15 12 (15.58%) Finance
16 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (11.69%) WAN
17 9 (11.69%) DHCP
18 8 (10.39%) SMTP
18 8 (10.39%) Firewall
18 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
18 8 (10.39%) Android
19 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 7 (9.09%) NetApp

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 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
2 24 (31.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (46.75%) Office 365
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) DNS
1 15 (19.48%) LAN
2 12 (15.58%) Skype
3 9 (11.69%) DHCP
3 9 (11.69%) WAN
4 8 (10.39%) Firewall
4 8 (10.39%) SMTP
5 6 (7.79%) PBX
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.90%) ADSL
8 3 (3.90%) DMARC
8 3 (3.90%) VPN
9 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.60%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (2.60%) VLAN
9 2 (2.60%) VoIP
10 1 (1.30%) IPv6
10 1 (1.30%) MPLS
10 1 (1.30%) SAN
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (2.60%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.39%) Android
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.60%) Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Migration
2 6 (7.79%) ITIL
3 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (5.19%) Records Management
5 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.60%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (2.60%) High Availability
6 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) Time Management
7 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.30%) Compliance Management
7 1 (1.30%) Line Management
7 1 (1.30%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.30%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (1.30%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (1.30%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) C++
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) GISP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
1 6 (7.79%) WSUS
2 5 (6.49%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.30%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) VMware
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) NetApp
5 6 (7.79%) Symantec
6 5 (6.49%) MobileIron
7 4 (5.19%) Citrix
8 3 (3.90%) Sophos
8 3 (3.90%) Veeam
9 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.60%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.60%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.60%) NYFIX
10 1 (1.30%) Google
10 1 (1.30%) McAfee
10 1 (1.30%) Qualys
10 1 (1.30%) SAP
10 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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