The first table below looks at the demand for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
111 98 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.34% 12.69% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.75 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +35.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.50 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
UAG
Berkshire

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in Reading

UAG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft