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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 611 623 578
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -45
Contract jobs citing UAG 8 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.015% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Median daily rate £290 £315 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £441 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £310 £419
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -25.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50
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
5999 5334 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.26% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3081 3015
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 674
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -4 6 £340 -30.96%
West Midlands -28 2 £281 -9.27%
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (66.67%) ITIL
5 18 (66.67%) DNS
6 17 (62.96%) Skype for Business
7 16 (59.26%) SharePoint
8 15 (55.56%) Capacity Management
9 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
9 14 (51.85%) Project Management
10 13 (48.15%) Firewall
10 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
11 12 (44.44%) Office 365
11 12 (44.44%) MCSE
11 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
12 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
12 11 (40.74%) VMware
12 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (37.04%) SCOM
13 10 (37.04%) IIS
14 9 (33.33%) Citrix
14 9 (33.33%) MS Project
14 9 (33.33%) Network Security
14 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (33.33%) XenApp
14 9 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
14 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 8 (29.63%) Mobile Device 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 17 (62.96%) Skype for Business
2 16 (59.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (37.04%) IIS
4 7 (25.93%) Apache
4 7 (25.93%) JBoss
4 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
5 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) DNS
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 8 (29.63%) Extranet
5 7 (25.93%) Internet
5 7 (25.93%) SSL
6 3 (11.11%) Broadband
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) LDAP
8 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Server Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) LAMP
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
3 4 (14.81%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Phone
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Capacity Management
3 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (51.85%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
5 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (29.63%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (29.63%) Software Deployment
6 6 (22.22%) Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
8 3 (11.11%) Server Hardening
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (3.70%) Network Management
9 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PHP
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCSE
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (25.93%) MCITP
4 7 (25.93%) MCTS
4 7 (25.93%) RHCE
5 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) XenApp
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCOM
2 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
2 8 (29.63%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (14.81%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) Brocade
4 8 (29.63%) IBM
4 8 (29.63%) Symantec
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Kaspersky
8 2 (7.41%) Sophos
9 1 (3.70%) AppSense
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Facebook
9 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) Sonus