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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 556 542 474
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -68
Contract jobs citing UAG 25 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £269 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
4976 4670 4061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.06% 9.64% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2837 2528 1967
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 608 589
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
East of England +4 10 £317 - 1
South East -8 10 £445 +97.77% 1
London -7 3 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
UAG
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UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 31 (63.27%) SCCM
4 30 (61.22%) VMware
5 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
5 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (48.98%) ITIL
7 22 (44.90%) SharePoint
8 21 (42.86%) DNS
8 21 (42.86%) PKI
9 20 (40.82%) SCOM
10 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (32.65%) Citrix
12 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
13 14 (28.57%) vSphere
13 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (22.45%) IIS
14 11 (22.45%) Firewall
15 10 (20.41%) Information Security
15 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
15 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
15 10 (20.41%) XenApp
15 10 (20.41%) Office 365
15 10 (20.41%) Lync
16 9 (18.37%) IaaS
16 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
16 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (18.37%) Symantec

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 22 (44.90%) SharePoint
2 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (22.45%) IIS
5 10 (20.41%) Lync
6 8 (16.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 9 (18.37%) IaaS
3 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) DNS
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
4 6 (12.24%) SAN
5 5 (10.20%) Internet
5 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.16%) WAN
7 3 (6.12%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (8.16%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) X-Windows
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) PKI
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) UNIX
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Information Security
3 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.08%) Server Building
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) MCSE
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) MCP
3 6 (12.24%) MCSA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) CCA
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) CCSP
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) vSphere
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) XenApp
5 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
6 7 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
9 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.04%) VMware GSX
10 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 31 (63.27%) SCCM
2 20 (40.82%) SCOM
3 8 (16.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
7 3 (6.12%) OpenView
7 3 (6.12%) OVSD
8 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
8 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
8 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.04%) SCSM
9 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (2.04%) MOM
9 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
9 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
9 1 (2.04%) WSUS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Intune
9 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) Symantec
4 9 (18.37%) McAfee
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.20%) Juniper
6 5 (10.20%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) Trend Micro
7 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.16%) Mercator
7 4 (8.16%) Sophos
8 3 (6.12%) AppSense
8 3 (6.12%) CA
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.08%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
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