The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 380 379 338
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Contract jobs citing UAG 10 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.051% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.65% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £292 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £245
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +53.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
UAG
England

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
1818 1701 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.68% 7.88% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1009 989
Average daily rate £425 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 112 162
Average hourly rate £17.37 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 +13 3 £380 -1.29%
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (45.00%) SCCM
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) XenApp
6 9 (45.00%) Lync
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) SAN
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) SCOM
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (35.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Symantec
10 5 (25.00%) Juniper
10 5 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (25.00%) F5
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (45.00%) Lync
3 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Extranet
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) XenApp
3 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (10.00%) MOM
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Symantec
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (20.00%) Mercator
5 4 (20.00%) Sophos
6 3 (15.00%) AppSense
7 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.00%) Websense
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade