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 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 Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 566 531 510
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 13 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.043% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.60% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
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£431 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £346 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £473 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
London +13 5 £450 +28.57%
South East -36 3 £475 -2.56% 1
East of England -11 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £270 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 32 (51.61%) Windows
4 26 (41.94%) MS Exchange
5 23 (37.10%) Lync
6 21 (33.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (32.26%) Office 365
7 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
10 17 (27.42%) PKI
10 17 (27.42%) SharePoint
11 16 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (24.19%) Migration
12 15 (24.19%) VMware
12 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (22.58%) DNS
13 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
13 14 (22.58%) SCCM
14 13 (20.97%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
16 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (17.74%) LDAP
16 11 (17.74%) SCOM
16 11 (17.74%) Identity Management
16 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
17 10 (16.13%) Symantec
18 8 (12.90%) Middleware
18 8 (12.90%) Banking

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 23 (37.10%) Lync
3 21 (33.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (27.42%) SharePoint
6 16 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (20.97%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (9.68%) IBM Notes
10 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Office 365
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) LDAP
3 6 (9.68%) DHCP
3 6 (9.68%) Kerberos
4 5 (8.06%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Consultant
2 15 (24.19%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Messaging Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Platform Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Service Operations Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Middleware
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) ADSI
4 2 (3.23%) SAML
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.23%) WCF
4 2 (3.23%) OAuth
4 2 (3.23%) XACML
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) PKI
2 12 (19.35%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.68%) Replication
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.29%) Android
6 3 (4.84%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) zOS
8 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Identity Management
3 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) Email Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) Time Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.23%) ERP
8 2 (3.23%) Workflow
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
4 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCTS
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) UAG
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) SCCM
2 11 (17.74%) SCOM
3 7 (11.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.45%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.45%) SCSM
4 4 (6.45%) MIIS
5 3 (4.84%) Puppet
5 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Symantec
4 7 (11.29%) IronPort
5 6 (9.68%) Lotus
6 5 (8.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) Altiris
8 3 (4.84%) Remedy
8 3 (4.84%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
9 2 (3.23%) BMC
9 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.61%) Nintex
10 1 (1.61%) EMC
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat