The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 250 236 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing UAG 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.089% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 0.75% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
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£290 £500 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £245
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +53.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1170 1066 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 11.84% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 486 395
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 133 189
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UAG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAG across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

UAG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UAG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
Surrey - 3 £500 -
Berkshire +3 1 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (89.47%) VMware
4 15 (78.95%) SCCM
5 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
7 12 (63.16%) DNS
8 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
9 10 (52.63%) DHCP
9 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (47.37%) SCOM
10 9 (47.37%) PKI
10 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (42.11%) IIS
11 8 (42.11%) ITIL
11 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (42.11%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
11 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
12 7 (36.84%) SQL
12 7 (36.84%) MCSE
12 7 (36.84%) MCSA
13 6 (31.58%) Citrix
13 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
14 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (42.11%) IIS
5 5 (26.32%) Lync
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) MCSA
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
6 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (5.26%) XenApp
8 1 (5.26%) VMware GSX
8 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) SCCM
2 9 (47.37%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
3 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SCSM
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (5.26%) MOM
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Websense
6 2 (10.53%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) Veritas
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (5.26%) Computacenter