Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 December 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 > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +187
Contract jobs citing UAG 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.081% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £200 - -
UK median daily rate £255 £290 £373
% change year-on-year -12.07% -22.15% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 517 607 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.42% 14.64% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 365 266
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -4.24%
10th Percentile £147 £155 £134
90th Percentile £575 £450 £446
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +9.46% +29.82%
10th Percentile £10.34 £13.38 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.75 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% - -

UAG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for UAG in Scotland

UAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAG in Scotland

UAG
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Lothian - 4 £200 -
UAG
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for UAG.

1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V2
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management

UAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V2
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds