The first table below looks at the demand for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 98 104
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.36% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category - 3.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
212 211 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.95% 10.73% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 70
Average daily rate £300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) IAG
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware