The first table below looks at the demand for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 193 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.028% -
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £443 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £271
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +56.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
518 591 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.10% 8.37% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 375 353
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £54.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Forefront TMG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forefront TMG.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Forefront TMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix