The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 127 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing UAG 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.076% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 3.30% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£270 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-34.73% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
- +116.58%
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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 182 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.44% 7.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 77 67
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.15 £8.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UAG
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

UAG Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UAG
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
West Yorkshire -17 1 £270 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) SLA

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy