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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 134 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 0.33% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £128 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -11.19%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
340 306 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.70% 9.79% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 193
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 39
Median hourly rate £15.18 £20.06 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £32.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £128 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 West region with a requirement for UAG.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Sophos
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 4 (100.00%) Canon
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense
1 4 (100.00%) Canon
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint