The first table below looks at the demand for IAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAG over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)
Rank 411 387 416
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing IAG 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.052% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £368 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £362 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1922 1696 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1040 1212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 151 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.95 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
IAG
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IAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IAG Jobs Demand Trend in London

IAG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IAG Daily Rate Trend in London

IAG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAG within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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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on Same Period
Last Year
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IAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IAG 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 IAG.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
1 12 (92.31%) XenApp
1 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
1 12 (92.31%) UAG
2 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
2 9 (69.23%) SCOM
2 9 (69.23%) Migration
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Application Packaging
3 8 (61.54%) Lync
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Information Management
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (38.46%) AppSense
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) CCEA
6 4 (30.77%) CCA
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Adobe
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server

IAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IAG 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 IAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
1 9 (69.23%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Information Management
3 3 (23.08%) DNA
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCITP
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCEA
2 4 (30.77%) CCA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) XenApp
1 12 (92.31%) XenDesktop
1 12 (92.31%) UAG
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (23.08%) AppDNA
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) AppSense
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Adobe
4 4 (30.77%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) Symantec
5 3 (23.08%) Altiris
6 1 (7.69%) Dell