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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 604 605 607
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.067% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 16
Median daily rate £338 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £338 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £443 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-33.82% +11.98%
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
5961 4969 5356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.66% 9.93% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 2914 2949
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 592 683
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 6 December 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 -1 2 £388 -8.82%
West Midlands - 2 £281 -
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Skype
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Broadband
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation

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 8 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Extranet
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Red Box
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec