The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - - 210
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.032%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Forefront TMG
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
355 520 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.17% 9.46% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 389 349
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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