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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 411 420 417
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.054% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£493 £300 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.16% -25.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £220 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -67.69%
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
2163 2183 2110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.12% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1371 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 3 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 3 (42.86%) CCA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Support Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCA
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCEE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Infoblox