The table below looks at the statistics for IAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)
Rank 586 558 538
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Contract jobs citing IAG 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.076% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5235 4771 4418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.96% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2926 2485 2166
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 615 593
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% -0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

IAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IAG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

IAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

IAG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IAG Daily Rate Trend in England

IAG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAG within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 3 - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
IAG
UK

IAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IAG.

1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) BPR
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

IAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Progress
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM