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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 552 521 509
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 39 46 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.093% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 1.20% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +47.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
3972 3849 3041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.83% 7.74% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2468 2238 1787
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 154 157
Average hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
London +12 13 £365 +8.14%
South East -30 12 £425 -4.49% 2
East of England +14 3 £360 -9.95%
West Midlands -13 3 - -
Yorkshire -18 3 £313 - 1
East Midlands -9 2 £675 -
North West -14 2 £675 +31.70%
South West +5 1 £548 +15.26%
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Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (81.63%) Active Directory
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (61.22%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
5 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
6 18 (36.73%) SCCM
6 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (36.73%) Office 365
7 17 (34.69%) VMware
8 16 (32.65%) DNS
8 16 (32.65%) Lync
8 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
9 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (28.57%) SCOM
10 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (26.53%) DHCP
11 13 (26.53%) SQL
12 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (22.45%) PKI
13 10 (20.41%) IIS
13 10 (20.41%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
14 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
14 9 (18.37%) Migration
15 8 (16.33%) Office Communications Server

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
2 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
3 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (32.65%) Lync
5 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (20.41%) IIS
6 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (16.33%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (12.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Office 365
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) LDAP
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Service Design Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth
4 2 (4.08%) XACML
4 2 (4.08%) SPML
4 2 (4.08%) OpenID
4 2 (4.08%) SAML
4 2 (4.08%) BAPI
4 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) PKI
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) BYOD
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) VMS
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 4 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 3 (6.12%) HND
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCTS
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) CITP
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
System Software
1 40 (81.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (8.16%) UAG
6 2 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.08%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
7 1 (2.04%) XenServer
7 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) SCCM
2 14 (28.57%) SCOM
3 5 (10.20%) WSUS
4 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 2 (4.08%) MIIS
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Intune
5 2 (4.08%) Opsview
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Sophos
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Veritas
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) Lotus
7 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.04%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Business Objects