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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 261 259 238
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing UAG 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.42% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £350 £463 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +105.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £338 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £514 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +40.00%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1159 1186 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.67% 12.69% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 587 501
Median daily rate £395 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 145 154
Median hourly rate £18.63 £20.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire -2 5 £313 -35.89%
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for UAG.

1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (81.40%) Firewall
3 32 (74.42%) Internet
4 24 (55.81%) DNS
5 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
6 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
7 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
8 20 (46.51%) IIS
8 20 (46.51%) SSL
8 20 (46.51%) NetScaler
9 19 (44.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (44.19%) ITIL
9 19 (44.19%) FTP
10 18 (41.86%) PKI
11 17 (39.53%) Data Analysis
12 16 (37.21%) ITIL V3
12 16 (37.21%) WSUS
12 16 (37.21%) Security Management
13 15 (34.88%) ISA Server
13 15 (34.88%) Wireless
13 15 (34.88%) Identity Management
13 15 (34.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (34.88%) Wireless Security
13 15 (34.88%) Network Architecture
14 8 (18.60%) Publishing
15 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
16 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (46.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) Internet
3 24 (55.81%) DNS
4 20 (46.51%) NetScaler
4 20 (46.51%) SSL
5 19 (44.19%) FTP
5 19 (44.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 15 (34.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (34.88%) Wireless
6 15 (34.88%) Wireless Security
7 5 (11.63%) DHCP
7 5 (11.63%) VPN
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (18.60%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 20 (46.51%) Web Analyst
3 16 (37.21%) Consultant
4 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (27.91%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (23.26%) Field Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL Consultant
5 10 (23.26%) Web Consultant
5 10 (23.26%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
5 10 (23.26%) Web Specialist
6 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Security Consultant
9 4 (9.30%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) IT Security Specialist
10 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
10 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (6.98%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) BYOD
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Data Analysis
3 16 (37.21%) ITIL V3
3 16 (37.21%) Security Management
4 15 (34.88%) Identity Management
4 15 (34.88%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (9.30%) Service Management
8 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.33%) Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.33%) Server Hardening
10 1 (2.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) ISA Server
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) WSUS
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Intune
3 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky