The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
England / London
Rank 402 414 408
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing UAG 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.010% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.043% 0.096% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2346 2083 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.92% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1428 1280
Median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in London

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in London

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the London region.

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in London

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for UAG.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Skype
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky