The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
London / City of London
Rank - - 184
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.039%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
307 296 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.41% 9.77% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 227 316
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £22.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the City of London region.

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London