Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UAG over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 853 852
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -69
Contract jobs citing UAG 6 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.050% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
England median daily rate £430 £290 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -32.95% +23.57%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £300
90th Percentile £450 £394 £489
UK median daily rate £285 £290 £433
% change year-on-year -1.72% -32.95% +21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

UAG is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12120 12087 10622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 12.34% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7940 7649 6146
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 810 1158
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.41 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

UAG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UAG in England

UAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UAG in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UAG in England

UAG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAG in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAG in England

UAG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAG in England

UAG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 2 £285 +128.00%
London -39 2 £430 +47.01%
North West - 2 £450 -
North of England - 2 £450 -
UAG
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for UAG.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Yammer
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) COBIT

UAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (50.00%) Yammer
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) DMZ
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (50.00%) WAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Personalization
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ionix
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec