The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 88 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing UAG 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 6.56% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£270 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-34.73% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
- +116.58%
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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 Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.72% 6.17% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 24
Average daily rate £295 £295 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.65 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAG across the Leeds region.

UAG Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware