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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 254 232 235
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing UAG 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£295 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £225
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
1240 1078 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.43% 11.56% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 500 468
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 144 179
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 £438 -
West Sussex - 3 £290 -
Berkshire -1 1 £488 +62.50%
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
6 10 (66.67%) PKI
6 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (60.00%) DNS
8 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (53.33%) SCOM
9 7 (46.67%) DHCP
9 7 (46.67%) MCSE
9 7 (46.67%) ITIL
9 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (40.00%) Citrix
10 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (40.00%) Lync
10 6 (40.00%) Office 365
11 5 (33.33%) IaaS
11 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (40.00%) Lync
6 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSE
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSA
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) VMware GSX
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
3 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SCSM
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (6.67%) MOM
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas