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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
England / London
Rank 399 412 404
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing UAG 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.014% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.14% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
2222 2073 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.49% 9.67% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 1395 1331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 94 113
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.94% -13.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.25 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (33.33%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) EMC