The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 235 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing UAG 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.060% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1084 964 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.17% 11.50% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 450 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 177 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
UAG
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 9 £300 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Lync
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) PKI
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
9 4 (16.67%) NetScreen
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
9 4 (16.67%) SSL
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) CRM
9 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Workflow
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (16.67%) SCOrch
9 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Lync
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
3 4 (16.67%) NetScreen
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Workflow
1 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Squid
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Juniper
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Websense
4 1 (4.17%) M86 Security
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat