The table below looks at the statistics for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 547 518 536
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing UAG 32 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.079% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 18
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£363 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £254 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £33.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £25.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £35.00 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £33.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-68.88% +55.17%
UAG
UK

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
5138 4738 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.82% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2868 2518 2231
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 581 605
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in England

UAG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAG across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

UAG Daily Rate Histogram in England

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in England

UAG
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 UAG within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +12 15 £350 -12.50% 3
South East -12 11 £425 +32.81% 2
South West - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UAG 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 UAG.

1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
4 39 (69.64%) VMware
5 34 (60.71%) SCCM
6 33 (58.93%) SharePoint
7 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 26 (46.43%) Citrix
7 26 (46.43%) SCOM
8 24 (42.86%) SAN
9 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
10 21 (37.50%) DNS
11 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (32.14%) MCSE
13 18 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (30.36%) F5
15 16 (28.57%) PKI
15 16 (28.57%) IIS
16 15 (26.79%) Symantec
16 15 (26.79%) Firewall
16 15 (26.79%) Lync
17 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (25.00%) ITIL
18 13 (23.21%) XenApp
18 13 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (21.43%) Forefront TMG
19 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UAG 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 UAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (58.93%) SharePoint
2 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
3 19 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (28.57%) IIS
6 15 (26.79%) Lync
7 13 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (3.57%) JOnAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.64%) Office 365
3 10 (17.86%) IaaS
3 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) SAN
2 21 (37.50%) DNS
3 15 (26.79%) Firewall
4 12 (21.43%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) WAN
6 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (17.86%) Internet
7 7 (12.50%) Network Security
7 7 (12.50%) LAN
7 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (8.93%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications
9 5 (8.93%) Wireless
10 4 (7.14%) Extranet
11 3 (5.36%) LDAP
11 3 (5.36%) NAS
12 2 (3.57%) VLAN
12 2 (3.57%) VPN
12 2 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.36%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) SOAP
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
1 3 (5.36%) XML
1 3 (5.36%) SAML
1 3 (5.36%) WCF
1 3 (5.36%) OAuth
1 3 (5.36%) XACML
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) PKI
2 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) CCTV
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) Data Security
8 1 (1.79%) Security Management
8 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.79%) Change Management
8 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.79%) CAD
8 1 (1.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (32.14%) MCSE
3 9 (16.07%) MCSA
3 9 (16.07%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) CEH
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) XenApp
3 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (19.64%) ISA Server
5 10 (17.86%) vSphere
6 8 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.79%) IAG
Systems Management
1 34 (60.71%) SCCM
2 26 (46.43%) SCOM
3 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.36%) MIIS
6 3 (5.36%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (5.36%) MOM
6 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (69.64%) VMware
3 26 (46.43%) Citrix
4 17 (30.36%) F5
5 15 (26.79%) Symantec
6 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
7 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.50%) Juniper
9 6 (10.71%) IBM
10 4 (7.14%) HP
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco
11 3 (5.36%) Websense
11 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.57%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.57%) Dell
12 2 (3.57%) CommVault
12 2 (3.57%) Sophos
13 1 (1.79%) Apple
13 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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