The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for UAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 418 419
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing UAG 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £388 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £280 £360
% change year-on-year +42.85% -22.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2150 2440 2268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.52% 11.26% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1746 1514
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 123
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

UAG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing UAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for UAG in London

UAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAG in London

UAG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAG in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for UAG.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) WAP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTML

UAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (33.33%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (33.33%) WAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco