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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 145 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UAG 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% - 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+30.85% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-67.69% +49.42%
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
355 191 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.67% 8.54% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 105 133
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Dorset - - - - 3
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) MIIS
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) XACML
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 3 (75.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) CAD
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SAML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
1 3 (75.00%) XACML
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) MIIS
1 3 (75.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL