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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 264 233 232
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs citing UAG 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.11% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.98% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£450 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £220 £350
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.53%
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
1139 1017 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.08% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 521 558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 120 145
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.62 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.84 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £28.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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
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 4 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) SCOM
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (30.77%) Clustering
8 4 (30.77%) X-Windows
8 4 (30.77%) MCSE
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix
9 3 (23.08%) OpenView
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) MCP
9 3 (23.08%) OVSD
9 3 (23.08%) PKI
9 3 (23.08%) Incident Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) Lync
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) CCSP
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (23.08%) OpenView
4 3 (23.08%) OVSD
5 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Intune
6 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
6 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
6 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco