The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank - 141 109
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category - 0.94% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £220 £350
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
317 319 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.90% 10.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 117
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 26
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAG across the South West region.

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the South West region.

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

UAG
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Dell Compellent

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Dell Compellent