The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 123 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.039% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 0.34% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £313 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £488 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £370 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.94% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UAG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
285 291 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 11.24% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 156 114
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 32
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAG across the Berkshire region.

UAG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

UAG
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAG across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

UAG Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

UAG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 2 £500 -
Slough - 1 £125 -
UAG
South East

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for UAG.

1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) Internet
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) Network Architecture
5 12 (52.17%) ISA Server
5 12 (52.17%) Security Management
5 12 (52.17%) Wireless
5 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (52.17%) PKI
5 12 (52.17%) WSUS
5 12 (52.17%) Wireless Security
6 11 (47.83%) Identity Management
6 11 (47.83%) IIS
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) FTP
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
8 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Intune
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Internet
3 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless Security
4 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) FTP
5 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
5 6 (26.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 9 (39.13%) Field Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Web Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Web Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (26.09%) Web Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) BYOD
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Architecture
1 12 (52.17%) Security Management
2 11 (47.83%) Identity Management
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Server Hardening
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) WSUS
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Intune
3 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky