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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 615 594 562
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -32
Contract jobs citing UAG 15 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 18
Median daily rate £293 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £291 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £469 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £350 £220
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +59.09%
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
6112 5597 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.24% 10.85% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3880 3229 2710
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 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 570 626
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 8 £293 -16.42%
North West - 6 £330 -
South East -9 1 £125 -72.22%
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Firewall
3 37 (63.79%) DNS
4 35 (60.34%) ITIL
5 34 (58.62%) Internet
6 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (39.66%) IIS
7 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
8 21 (36.21%) SSL
9 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
9 18 (31.03%) Capacity Management
10 17 (29.31%) Skype for Business
11 16 (27.59%) ITIL V3
11 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 15 (25.86%) Security Management
13 14 (24.14%) FTP
13 14 (24.14%) PRINCE2
13 14 (24.14%) MCSE
13 14 (24.14%) Project Management
13 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
13 14 (24.14%) Network Security
13 14 (24.14%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (24.14%) NetScaler
14 13 (22.41%) XenApp
14 13 (22.41%) Citrix
14 13 (22.41%) Wireless
15 12 (20.69%) Data Analysis

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 23 (39.66%) IIS
2 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 17 (29.31%) Skype for Business
4 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 7 (12.07%) JBoss
4 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (67.24%) Firewall
2 37 (63.79%) DNS
3 34 (58.62%) Internet
4 21 (36.21%) SSL
5 14 (24.14%) FTP
5 14 (24.14%) NetScaler
5 14 (24.14%) Network Security
5 14 (24.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (22.41%) Wireless
7 10 (17.24%) VPN
8 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (15.52%) WAN
8 9 (15.52%) Wireless Security
9 8 (13.79%) DHCP
9 8 (13.79%) Extranet
9 8 (13.79%) LAN
10 6 (10.34%) Skype
11 5 (8.62%) IP Telephony
11 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Publishing
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Consultant
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Web Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Server Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Web Consultant
6 8 (13.79%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (13.79%) Web Specialist
7 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Field Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
1 7 (12.07%) LAMP
2 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.34%) JSP
3 4 (6.90%) WAMP
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) PKI
3 6 (10.34%) PMI
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) BYOD
6 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Phone
5 7 (12.07%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) ITIL
2 18 (31.03%) Capacity Management
3 16 (27.59%) ITIL V3
4 15 (25.86%) Security Management
5 14 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 14 (24.14%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) Data Analysis
7 9 (15.52%) Migration
7 9 (15.52%) Network Architecture
7 9 (15.52%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
8 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (13.79%) Identity Management
8 8 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (13.79%) Service Management
8 8 (13.79%) Software Deployment
9 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.62%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PHP
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) MCSE
3 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) MCITP
4 9 (15.52%) MCTS
4 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (12.07%) RHCE
6 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.17%) CISSP
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) CCNA
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) XenApp
3 9 (15.52%) ISA Server
3 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.90%) BitLocker
6 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCOM
1 9 (15.52%) WSUS
2 8 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 8 (13.79%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (13.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Puppet
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.17%) SCCM
6 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) Citrix
3 12 (20.69%) Brocade
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco
6 8 (13.79%) IBM
6 8 (13.79%) Symantec
7 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.34%) Sophos
9 5 (8.62%) AppSense
9 5 (8.62%) Riverbed
9 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.90%) Canon
10 4 (6.90%) Sonus
11 3 (5.17%) Dell
12 2 (3.45%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.45%) HP
12 2 (3.45%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.72%) Dell Compellent