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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 429 433 429
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing UAG 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.017% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £340 £493 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.96% +40.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £493 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £493 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £310 £419
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -25.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50
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
2715 2209 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.00% 9.46% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1476 1532
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +14 1 £293 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Skype for Business
4 12 (75.00%) MCSE
4 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 11 (68.75%) DNS
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) Office 365
6 10 (62.50%) SCOM
7 9 (56.25%) Network Security
7 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
7 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
7 9 (56.25%) XenApp
7 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
7 9 (56.25%) Citrix
7 9 (56.25%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
8 8 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
8 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
8 8 (50.00%) IBM
8 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 14 (87.50%) Skype for Business
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 8 (50.00%) Extranet
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Skype
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Server Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
2 9 (56.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) MCSE
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) XenApp
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCOM
2 8 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (50.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 8 (50.00%) IBM
4 8 (50.00%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Red Box
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Sonus