The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 600 594 586
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing UAG 19 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 20
Median daily rate £291 £350 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.78% +57.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £294 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £465 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £360 £220
% change year-on-year
-22.26% +63.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +19 10 £290 -17.14% 2
North West - 8 £315 -
South East -3 1 £125 -72.22%
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for UAG.

1 59 (92.19%) Microsoft
2 43 (67.19%) Firewall
3 41 (64.06%) Windows
4 40 (62.50%) DNS
4 40 (62.50%) Internet
5 37 (57.81%) ITIL
6 25 (39.06%) SSL
6 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
7 24 (37.50%) IIS
7 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
9 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
11 18 (28.13%) FTP
11 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
11 18 (28.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
11 18 (28.13%) NetScaler
12 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
12 17 (26.56%) Security Management
13 16 (25.00%) Data Analysis
14 15 (23.44%) Wireless
15 14 (21.88%) Skype for Business
16 13 (20.31%) Network Security
16 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
16 13 (20.31%) Project Management
17 12 (18.75%) Citrix
17 12 (18.75%) MCSE
17 12 (18.75%) XenApp

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (37.50%) IIS
2 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (21.88%) Skype for Business
4 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 7 (10.94%) JBoss
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (67.19%) Firewall
2 40 (62.50%) DNS
2 40 (62.50%) Internet
3 25 (39.06%) SSL
4 18 (28.13%) FTP
4 18 (28.13%) NetScaler
4 18 (28.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 15 (23.44%) Wireless
6 13 (20.31%) Network Security
7 11 (17.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (17.19%) Wireless Security
8 9 (14.06%) VPN
8 9 (14.06%) WAN
9 8 (12.50%) DHCP
9 8 (12.50%) LAN
10 7 (10.94%) Extranet
11 5 (7.81%) IP Telephony
11 5 (7.81%) Skype
11 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Web Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (23.44%) Consultant
5 12 (18.75%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (17.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL Consultant
7 10 (15.63%) Web Consultant
7 10 (15.63%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
7 10 (15.63%) Web Specialist
8 8 (12.50%) Server Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Field Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Senior Server Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
1 7 (10.94%) LAMP
2 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 6 (9.38%) JSP
3 4 (6.25%) WAMP
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) PKI
2 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.38%) PMI
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) BYOD
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) CMDB
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.13%) Social Media
7 1 (1.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.56%) iPad
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Phone
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
3 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
3 17 (26.56%) Security Management
4 16 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.31%) Project Management
6 11 (17.19%) Network Architecture
7 10 (15.63%) Identity Management
8 9 (14.06%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (12.50%) Service Management
10 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
10 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (10.94%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (10.94%) Software Deployment
11 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.81%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PHP
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.75%) MCSE
5 9 (14.06%) MCITP
5 9 (14.06%) MCTS
6 8 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.94%) RHCE
8 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.69%) CISSP
9 3 (4.69%) Degree
10 2 (3.13%) MCP
11 1 (1.56%) CCNA
11 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) XenApp
3 11 (17.19%) ISA Server
4 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.25%) BitLocker
7 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) WSUS
2 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.94%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
2 7 (10.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (92.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Brocade
2 12 (18.75%) Citrix
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco
3 9 (14.06%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.94%) Symantec
5 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.38%) Sophos
6 5 (7.81%) AppSense
6 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
6 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.25%) Canon
7 4 (6.25%) Sonus
8 3 (4.69%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) Facebook
9 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.13%) Twitter
10 1 (1.56%) Dell Compellent
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