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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 564 541 484
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -57
Contract jobs citing UAG 16 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.72% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £329 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.88% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £375 £225
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
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
4961 4833 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.41% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2783 2495 2016
Average daily rate £374 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 575 626
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
South East -22 8 £391 +30.41% 1
London 0 7 £450 +36.88% 5
South West +1 1 £450 +20.00%
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
UAG
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UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (67.57%) VMware
5 24 (64.86%) SCCM
6 23 (62.16%) SharePoint
7 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (51.35%) DNS
9 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 15 (40.54%) Citrix
10 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (37.84%) SCOM
12 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (35.14%) Office 365
13 12 (32.43%) Lync
13 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (32.43%) PKI
14 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
15 10 (27.03%) MCSE
15 10 (27.03%) Cisco
16 9 (24.32%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (24.32%) IaaS
17 8 (21.62%) XenApp
17 8 (21.62%) vSphere
17 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
17 8 (21.62%) Firewall

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (62.16%) SharePoint
2 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
3 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (32.43%) Lync
6 8 (21.62%) IIS
7 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
2 9 (24.32%) IaaS
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (13.51%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.70%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (10.81%) EDRMS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) MCSE
3 7 (18.92%) MCSA
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) MCP
5 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNP
7 2 (5.41%) CCDA
7 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 2 (5.41%) CCA
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) CISM
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
4 8 (21.62%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.70%) VMware GSX
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) SCCM
2 14 (37.84%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) AirWatch
4 3 (8.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.41%) MOM
5 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (2.70%) SCSM
6 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Intune
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) Mercator
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) Sophos
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.11%) AppSense
7 3 (8.11%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) Websense
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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