The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 276 261
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.011% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category - 0.087% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £125 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -72.22%  
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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 953 1147 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.48% 13.02% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 677 619
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 101 150
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +13.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.73 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

UAG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

UAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAG in the South East

UAG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAG in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for UAG.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) ISA Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) MCSA

UAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
5 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCSA
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) ISA Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Forcepoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) Computacenter