The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 577 524 553
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +29
Contract jobs citing UAG 36 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 1.04% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 19
Average daily rate
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£380 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £314 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £497 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+28.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +125.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £26.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £35.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +125.80%

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
5646 5095 4756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.67% 9.71% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3158 2627 2288
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 635 625
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.30 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAG
Daily Rate Trend

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAG within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

UAG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAG within the UK.

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAG
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 -45 35 £377 -2.01% 6
South East -19 16 £395 +23.35% 1
London -17 14 £363 -5.84% 4
Surrey -6 13 £400 +25.00% 1
City of London +17 6 £330 -24.57% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £270 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £395 -12.27%
West Yorkshire -9 3 £270 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 £380 -15.66%
Leeds -7 1 £270 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Poole - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Skipton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 59 (92.19%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Active Directory
3 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
4 43 (67.19%) VMware
5 38 (59.38%) SCCM
6 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
7 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
8 30 (46.88%) Citrix
9 27 (42.19%) SAN
9 27 (42.19%) SCOM
9 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
11 23 (35.94%) DNS
12 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (31.25%) IIS
14 18 (28.13%) F5
14 18 (28.13%) Forefront TMG
15 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
15 17 (26.56%) Symantec
15 17 (26.56%) MCSE
16 16 (25.00%) ITIL
16 16 (25.00%) Firewall
16 16 (25.00%) PKI
16 16 (25.00%) Lync
17 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (23.44%) XenApp
17 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (54.69%) SharePoint
2 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
3 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (31.25%) IIS
5 16 (25.00%) Lync
6 11 (17.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (7.81%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.75%) Office 365
3 11 (17.19%) IaaS
3 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 23 (35.94%) DNS
3 16 (25.00%) Firewall
4 15 (23.44%) DHCP
5 11 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (17.19%) Internet
6 10 (15.63%) WAN
7 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.94%) Network Security
8 6 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (9.38%) LAN
9 5 (7.81%) NAS
9 5 (7.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (6.25%) Extranet
11 3 (4.69%) LDAP
11 3 (4.69%) Wireless
12 2 (3.13%) SMTP
12 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.56%) VoIP
13 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (7.81%) Publishing
2 2 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Network Support
9 2 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Network Support Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) SAML
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) WCF
2 3 (4.69%) OAuth
2 3 (4.69%) XACML
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (3.13%) jQuery
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) XSLT
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) PKI
2 10 (15.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) CCTV
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (92.19%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.19%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) Web Design
9 2 (3.13%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.56%) Data Security
10 1 (1.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.56%) MCSE
3 11 (17.19%) MCSA
4 9 (14.06%) MCP
5 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) CCNA
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.56%) CISSP
8 1 (1.56%) CISM
8 1 (1.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 53 (82.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
4 15 (23.44%) XenApp
4 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (20.31%) ISA Server
6 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.94%) vSphere
8 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
10 3 (4.69%) MetaFrame
10 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
11 2 (3.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 38 (59.38%) SCCM
2 27 (42.19%) SCOM
3 7 (10.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (9.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.81%) MOM
5 5 (7.81%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.69%) MIIS
8 2 (3.13%) WSUS
8 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (67.19%) VMware
3 30 (46.88%) Citrix
4 18 (28.13%) F5
5 17 (26.56%) Symantec
6 12 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (15.63%) Websense
9 7 (10.94%) Juniper
10 6 (9.38%) IBM
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco
11 4 (6.25%) Sophos
12 3 (4.69%) HP
12 3 (4.69%) CommVault
12 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
13 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
13 2 (3.13%) Remedy
13 2 (3.13%) McAfee
14 1 (1.56%) Apple
14 1 (1.56%) Avaya
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