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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -38.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
188 250 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.37% 11.32% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 92 66
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 73 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.85 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% +53.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £29.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware