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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)
Rank - 591 563
Contract jobs citing IAG 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the System Software category - 0.039% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate - £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £475
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%
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
4954 5106 4876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.77% 9.98% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2938 2776 2429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 596 557
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.47 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) UAG
2 2 (18.18%) BeanShell
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SailPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SafeCom
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Finance

IAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SailPoint
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) BeanShell
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) UAG
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
2 2 (18.18%) SafeCom
2 2 (18.18%) VMware