The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £281 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-33.82% +7.66%
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
213 247 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.79% 9.64% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 101 79
Median daily rate £325 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 76
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.36 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £18.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing UAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAG across the West Midlands region.

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

UAG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Solihull - 2 £281 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for UAG.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft