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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 587 587 558
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing UAG 30 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 16
Median daily rate £300 £350 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £291 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £510 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +40.00%
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
5763 5109 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.74% 10.39% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3597 2891 2599
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 606 621
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

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 May 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 May 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 -3 11 £295 -15.71% 1
South East -2 9 £350 -24.32%
North West - 8 £315 -
South West +1 2 £131 -70.83% 1
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 65 (90.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) Internet
2 47 (65.28%) Windows
3 46 (63.89%) Firewall
4 40 (55.56%) DNS
5 37 (51.39%) ITIL
6 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
7 27 (37.50%) SSL
7 27 (37.50%) IIS
8 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
9 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 23 (31.94%) Security Management
11 22 (30.56%) SC Cleared
12 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
13 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (27.78%) Wireless
13 20 (27.78%) ITIL V3
13 20 (27.78%) NetScaler
14 19 (26.39%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (26.39%) PKI
14 19 (26.39%) FTP
15 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 17 (23.61%) Data Analysis
16 17 (23.61%) WSUS
17 16 (22.22%) Wireless Security
17 16 (22.22%) Network Architecture
17 16 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (22.22%) Identity Management
17 16 (22.22%) ISA Server
18 15 (20.83%) Capacity 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 27 (37.50%) IIS
2 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.72%) Apache
4 7 (9.72%) JBoss
4 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Office 365
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (65.28%) Internet
2 46 (63.89%) Firewall
3 40 (55.56%) DNS
4 27 (37.50%) SSL
5 20 (27.78%) NetScaler
5 20 (27.78%) Wireless
6 19 (26.39%) FTP
6 19 (26.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 16 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (22.22%) Wireless Security
8 11 (15.28%) Network Security
9 9 (12.50%) DHCP
9 9 (12.50%) VPN
9 9 (12.50%) WAN
10 8 (11.11%) LAN
11 5 (6.94%) Extranet
11 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
11 5 (6.94%) Skype
12 4 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (11.11%) Publishing
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 20 (27.78%) Web Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Consultant
4 15 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Field Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL Consultant
6 10 (13.89%) Web Consultant
6 10 (13.89%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
6 10 (13.89%) Web Specialist
7 9 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Security Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Server Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Security Specialist
11 5 (6.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
1 7 (9.72%) LAMP
2 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.33%) JSP
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) PKI
2 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) PMI
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) BYOD
5 3 (4.17%) Social Media
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) CMDB
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.39%) FMCG
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.50%) Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) ITIL
2 23 (31.94%) Security Management
3 20 (27.78%) ITIL V3
4 17 (23.61%) Data Analysis
5 16 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 16 (22.22%) Network Architecture
6 15 (20.83%) Capacity Management
7 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.28%) Project Management
8 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.11%) Migration
9 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 8 (11.11%) Service Management
10 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.94%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (6.94%) Network Management
10 5 (6.94%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (6.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PHP
2 6 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (15.28%) MCSE
5 9 (12.50%) MCITP
5 9 (12.50%) MCTS
6 7 (9.72%) RHCE
7 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.56%) MCP
9 3 (4.17%) CISSP
9 3 (4.17%) Degree
10 2 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) ISA Server
3 9 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (6.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) WSUS
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
2 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.94%) IBM BigFix
3 5 (6.94%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Intune
5 3 (4.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Brocade
3 11 (15.28%) Citrix
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) IBM
6 5 (6.94%) Riverbed
6 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.94%) Sophos
6 5 (6.94%) Symantec
7 4 (5.56%) AppSense
7 4 (5.56%) Canon
7 4 (5.56%) Sonus
8 3 (4.17%) Facebook
8 3 (4.17%) Twitter
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.39%) EMC
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