The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.083% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £333 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -26.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
Forefront TMG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
282 278 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.84% 11.55% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 143 124
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Berkshire region.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas