The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 84 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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Scotland

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

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.18% 7.15% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 30
Average daily rate £411 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Forefront TMG
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware