Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 890 879 886
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +27
Contract jobs citing IAG 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.081% 0.069% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
UK median daily rate £301 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% -34.29% +26.81%
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 16,017 13,036 12,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.27% 12.63% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,502 8,467 7,962
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £170
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 699 861
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% +1.61%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £47.00 £43.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.67% - -3.23%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IAG in the UK

IAG
Top 5 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 14 December 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 +8 13 £301 +4.70% 4
London +21 10 £301 +131.54% 4
UK excluding London -31 3 £450 -28.00%
Midlands - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 10 (76.92%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (61.54%) SCCM
3 8 (61.54%) SCOM
3 8 (61.54%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) FCoE
3 8 (61.54%) CLARiiON
3 8 (61.54%) Clustering
3 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
3 8 (61.54%) PRINCE
3 8 (61.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Novell Certification
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) MCSE
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (61.54%) UAG
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Clustering

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 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) FCoE
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appium
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Content Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) CLARiiON
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) PRINCE
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (53.85%) Server Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Content Writing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) Novell Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) UAG
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
1 8 (61.54%) SCOM
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco