The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Yorkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 118 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing UAG 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.039% 0.24% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 2.56% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
263 195 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.23% 9.46% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 76
Average daily rate £330 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 39
Average hourly rate £13.86 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.26 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
UAG
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix