The table below looks at the statistics for IAG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAG over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)
Rank 593 598 540
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -58
Contract jobs citing IAG 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.075% 0.019% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5360 5163 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.48% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2968 2655 2123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 589 631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

IAG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IAG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

IAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IAG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IAG within the UK.

IAG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IAG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IAG within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

IAG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IAG
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAG within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +2 4 £388 -
London -9 4 £388 -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -

IAG
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IAG 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 IAG.

1 3 (50.00%) SLA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android

IAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IAG 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 IAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade