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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 173 205 201
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.56% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £293 - £233
UK excluding London median daily rate - £393 £220
% change year-on-year
- +78.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00
UAG
London

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
392 535 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.33% 9.84% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 424
Median daily rate £470 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £31.00 £121.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for UAG.

1 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Extranet
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Server Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Server Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
1 4 (57.14%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Sonus
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos