Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IAG over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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 Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 870 903
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing IAG 16 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.068% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
UK median daily rate £301 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.67% +20.00% +34.62%
10th Percentile £151 £446 £416
90th Percentile £468 £663 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £625 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,036 11,813 13,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.59% 11.96% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,730 7,593 8,238
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £180 £160 £177
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 672 874
UK median hourly rate £16.13 £16.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +1.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year +2.32% -5.34% +5.65%

IAG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IAG in the UK

IAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IAG in the UK

IAG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IAG over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IAG in the UK

IAG
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAG within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
England 0 16 £301 -42.67% 5
London +20 12 £301 -36.63% 4
UK excluding London -15 4 £450 -28.00% 1
Midlands - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
South West -2 1 £563 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for IAG.

1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) MCSE
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) EMC
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Novell Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (50.00%) CLARiiON
4 8 (50.00%) Clustering
4 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (50.00%) SCCM
4 8 (50.00%) SCOM
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (50.00%) FCoE
4 8 (50.00%) UAG
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Virtual Environments

IAG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) FCoE
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Appium
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Content Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Designer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 8 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (43.75%) Server Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Content Writing
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) UAG
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) BitLocker
4 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle