The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront Identity Manager skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 540 519 531
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 46 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.075% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 8
Average daily rate
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£370 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.45% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £423 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £627 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £573 £365
% change year-on-year
-35.30% +56.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4189 3757 3423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.27% 7.85% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2618 2173 1953
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 117 159
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

Forefront Identity Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Forefront Identity Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Forefront Identity Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Forefront Identity Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager across the England region.

Forefront Identity Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 16 £370 -20.00%
London -11 14 £525 +8.24%
East of England +2 5 £370 -
North East - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire -18 3 £313 -
North West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Forefront Identity Manager 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 Identity Manager.

1 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.70%) Windows
4 30 (42.25%) SharePoint
5 24 (33.80%) SCCM
6 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
6 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
7 22 (30.99%) VMware
7 22 (30.99%) Hyper-V
7 22 (30.99%) SCOM
8 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (29.58%) Lync
8 21 (29.58%) Office 365
9 20 (28.17%) SQL
9 20 (28.17%) DNS
10 19 (26.76%) ITIL
11 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (19.72%) DHCP
14 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
14 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.31%) PKI
15 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
15 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) IIS
16 11 (15.49%) .NET

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Forefront Identity Manager 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 Identity Manager. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (42.25%) SharePoint
2 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
3 21 (29.58%) Lync
4 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (15.49%) IIS
6 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (9.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (8.45%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Office 365
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 5 (7.04%) LDAP
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) Wireless
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) VLAN
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) Skype
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) IMAP
6 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Architect
2 7 (9.86%) Consultant
2 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Senior Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (4.23%) Designer
6 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (2.82%) Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (2.82%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) Web Services
3 5 (7.04%) WCF
4 4 (5.63%) X-Windows
5 3 (4.23%) OAuth
5 3 (4.23%) XACML
5 3 (4.23%) SPML
5 3 (4.23%) OpenID
5 3 (4.23%) SAML
6 2 (2.82%) BAPI
7 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) PKI
2 11 (15.49%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) BYOD
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) GIS
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.70%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) VMS
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) Change Management
4 9 (12.68%) Identity Management
4 9 (12.68%) Workflow
4 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.86%) Performance Management
5 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.45%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (8.45%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) High Availability
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (5.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) CISSP
4 4 (5.63%) HND
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCITP
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.41%) CITP
7 1 (1.41%) CISA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) MCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.99%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.27%) UAG
5 5 (7.04%) vSphere
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.41%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) SCCM
2 22 (30.99%) SCOM
3 7 (9.86%) WSUS
4 6 (8.45%) OVSD
4 6 (8.45%) OpenView
5 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.63%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.82%) Opsview
6 2 (2.82%) Nagios
6 2 (2.82%) MIIS
7 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) HP
4 6 (8.45%) Sophos
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Veritas
6 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) Veeam
8 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) BMC
8 1 (1.41%) Sun
8 1 (1.41%) Business Objects