The median contractor rate for a Exchange Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 552 566
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Engineer 29 101 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 63 44
Median daily rate £300 £343 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.40% +1.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £348 £290
% change year-on-year -20.86% +19.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year - -57.48%  

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 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

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 25 April 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 26 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 25 April 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 -20 24 £300 -10.26% 13
London +7 10 £300 - 9
South East +9 7 £237 -39.74% 1
East of England -11 4 £220 -29.60%
Scotland +29 3 £475 +65.36%
Reading +23 3 £300 -25.12%
Berkshire +21 3 £300 +17.45%
Glasgow +3 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
West Midlands +21 2 £230 -30.82% 1
Surrey +4 2 £151 -66.55% 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £230 -30.82%
Belfast -32 2 £425 -
County Antrim -32 2 £425 -
Northern Ireland -32 2 £425 -
Warrington +36 1 £275 -19.70%
Cheshire +36 1 £275 -19.70%
North West +16 1 £275 -17.60% 1
Hampshire +12 1 £175 -54.83%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £90 -79.06%
Ipswich - 1 £220 -
Fareham - 1 £175 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £450 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £220 -

Exchange Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 52 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 51 (57.95%) MS Exchange
4 39 (44.32%) Office 365
5 33 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (35.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (32.95%) VMware
8 26 (29.55%) Migration
9 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (18.18%) Cisco
11 16 (18.18%) DNS
12 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
12 15 (17.05%) Skype for Business
13 13 (14.77%) ITIL
13 13 (14.77%) Citrix
14 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (12.50%) SCCM
15 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.36%) Skype
16 10 (11.36%) Firewall
16 10 (11.36%) Finance
16 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.36%) DHCP
17 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
17 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure

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 51 (57.95%) MS Exchange
2 31 (35.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (17.05%) Skype for Business
6 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.41%) IIS
7 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (44.32%) Office 365
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.41%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) DNS
2 10 (11.36%) DHCP
2 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) Skype
3 8 (9.09%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) SMTP
5 5 (5.68%) WAN
6 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.41%) DMARC
7 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.41%) PBX
7 3 (3.41%) SAN
7 3 (3.41%) VLAN
7 3 (3.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.27%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (2.27%) VPN
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.14%) MPLS
9 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
2 3 (3.41%) Games
2 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Front Office
3 1 (1.14%) Law
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) MSMQ
1 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Clustering
2 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.14%) Equities
3 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 33 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.82%) Android
8 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) Unix
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.14%) Linux
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Migration
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 4 (4.55%) High Availability
3 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (3.41%) Statistics
4 3 (3.41%) Time Management
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.27%) Client Onboarding
5 2 (2.27%) CRM
5 2 (2.27%) Server Building
5 2 (2.27%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.14%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (1.14%) Email Management
6 1 (1.14%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.14%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.68%) VB
3 2 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) CCNA
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.55%) XenApp
5 3 (3.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (3.41%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.14%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.95%) VMware
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco
4 13 (14.77%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) NetApp
6 4 (4.55%) Clearswift
6 4 (4.55%) Symantec
7 3 (3.41%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.41%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
8 2 (2.27%) Juniper
8 2 (2.27%) NYFIX
8 2 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (1.14%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.14%) Dell
9 1 (1.14%) Qualys