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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 424 425 415
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.075% 0.046% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-33.82% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2684 2169 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.56% 9.58% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1527 1413
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 106 162
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Skype
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Broadband
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Extranet
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Red Box
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec