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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 233 257 235
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Contract jobs citing UAG 23 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 0.93% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Average daily rate £313 £290 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -44.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
983 1184 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.45% 12.57% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 587 467
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 123 137
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
Berkshire - 11 £425 -
Hampshire - 10 £313 -
West Sussex +2 2 - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Internet
3 19 (73.08%) Firewall
4 16 (61.54%) DNS
4 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) NetScaler
5 14 (53.85%) SSL
6 13 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 13 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (50.00%) FTP
7 12 (46.15%) IIS
7 12 (46.15%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) Windows
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
9 10 (38.46%) PKI
10 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
10 7 (26.92%) Security Management
10 7 (26.92%) WSUS
10 7 (26.92%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) ISA Server
11 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless Security
11 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
12 5 (19.23%) Office 365
12 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (19.23%) Publishing

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (46.15%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Internet
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) DNS
4 14 (53.85%) NetScaler
4 14 (53.85%) SSL
5 13 (50.00%) FTP
5 13 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless Security
7 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Web Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Web Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (30.77%) Web Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Web Applications Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
4 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
4 7 (26.92%) Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.85%) Logistics
9 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SAP