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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 273 241 240
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 1.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£291 £220 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.38% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £220 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -67.69%
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
1161 1087 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 11.69% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 555 547
Average daily rate £338 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 136 132
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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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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 - 2 £291 - 1
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) X-Windows
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) OVSD
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) OpenView
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) SaaS
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) X-Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 5 (41.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (25.00%) OpenView
4 3 (25.00%) OVSD
5 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Intune
5 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco