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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
UK / England
Rank 556 590 572
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs citing UAG 9 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.034% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 17
Median daily rate £350 £314 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £309 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £433 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £266
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5005 4762 4820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.08% 10.23% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2884 2658
Median daily rate £400 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 471 565
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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
South East +17 8 £350 +12.00%
London +17 1 £400 -5.88%
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) IIS
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) DHCP
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (53.33%) MCSA
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) DNS
8 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (40.00%) Forcepoint
8 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (40.00%) Firewall
8 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (40.00%) Office 365
9 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (33.33%) SCCM
9 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (33.33%) Change Management

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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (13.33%) Skype
7 1 (6.67%) Broadband
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSA
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 3 (20.00%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Forcepoint
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Computacenter
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky