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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 442 432 425
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing UAG 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £293 £493 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.60% +109.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £493 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £493 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £220
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00
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
2750 2291 2352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.95% 9.65% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1493 1453
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 169
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.73 £43.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 2 £293 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Skype for Business
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Capacity Management
5 12 (63.16%) Network Security
6 11 (57.89%) MCSE
6 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
6 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
7 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) VMware
8 9 (47.37%) Citrix
8 9 (47.37%) SCOM
8 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (47.37%) XenApp
8 9 (47.37%) Office 365
8 9 (47.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (47.37%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (42.11%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (42.11%) Windows Phone
9 8 (42.11%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (42.11%) Migration
9 8 (42.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (42.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 8 (42.11%) Software Deployment

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 17 (89.47%) Skype for Business
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 12 (63.16%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) Extranet
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) Skype
6 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) Broadband
8 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 1 (5.26%) LDAP
9 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Server Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Phone
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Capacity Management
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
4 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 8 (42.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Software Deployment
5 5 (26.32%) Network Management
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCSE
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) XenApp
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCOM
2 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
2 8 (42.11%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (42.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Brocade
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Riverbed
6 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
7 4 (21.05%) Sonus
8 2 (10.53%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
8 2 (10.53%) Sophos
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense
9 1 (5.26%) Avaya
9 1 (5.26%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (5.26%) EMC
9 1 (5.26%) Red Box