The first table below looks at the demand for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 391 390 407
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing UAG 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.070% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.89% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2075 1910 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.80% 7.88% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1136 1161
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 160 205
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
UAG
England

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAG across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

UAG Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 UAG within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 5 £229 -
Croydon - - - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Symantec
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (42.11%) Lync
6 7 (36.84%) SCOM
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
8 5 (26.32%) Network Security
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (21.05%) XenApp
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (42.11%) Lync
3 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.53%) Intranet
6 2 (10.53%) Extranet
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) SMTP
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Intranet Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Intranet Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) CCTV
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
1 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
1 2 (10.53%) Project Management
1 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
1 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) MOM
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Symantec
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Aruba
7 2 (10.53%) Stonesoft
7 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 2 (10.53%) CommVault
7 2 (10.53%) Websense
8 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
8 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow