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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 410 410 403
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.042% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £220 £350
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
2173 2092 1928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.23% 8.86% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1311 1154
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 141 161
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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
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 29 July 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 0 1 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
7 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
7 2 (25.00%) IaaS
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (25.00%) Lync

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Mercator
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow