Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Exchange Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 Technician
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 857 888
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Exchange Technician 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £305
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £162.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.62% +983.33% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £156.25 £14.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £168.75 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £162.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -84.62% +983.33% -

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 97,636 92,995 100,848
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.93% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,048 60,711 65,871
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,165 2,810 3,123
UK median hourly rate £17.85 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.75 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.87
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.61% +7.83%

Exchange Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Technician in the UK

Exchange Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Technician in the UK

Exchange Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Technician in the UK

Exchange Technician
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
UK excluding London -26 4 - -
England -31 4 - -
South West - 3 - -
North of England -19 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Exchange Technician Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Exchange Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Exchange Technician in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Availability Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) BCP
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check

Exchange Technician 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Availability Management
1 3 (75.00%) BCP
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft