The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 152 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.031% -
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £488
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -40.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
306 260 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.16% 7.99% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 95 124
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £212 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 61
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAG across the North West region.

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the North West region.

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

UAG
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Manchester -13 2 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter