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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 159 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UAG 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £404 £250
% change year-on-year
-22.01% +61.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
428 354 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.94% 9.72% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 165 156
Median daily rate £400 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 65 61
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £20.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Merseyside - 4 £260 -
Cheshire - 3 £330 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North West region with a requirement for UAG.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) JBoss
3 7 (70.00%) Apache
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) RHCE
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) LAMP
3 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) Brocade
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) SSL
4 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) SSL
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) LAMP
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
3 4 (40.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PMI
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCITP
1 7 (70.00%) MCTS
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (70.00%) RHCE
2 6 (60.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Brocade
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Facebook
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter