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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 535 534 542
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 44 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
4202 3415 3319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 7.14% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2107 1785
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 153 190
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.18 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +25 15 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -8 12 £330 -34.00%
South West - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire - 4 £270 - 3
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
1 51 (63.75%) Active Directory
2 43 (53.75%) Windows
3 28 (35.00%) MS Exchange
4 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
5 21 (26.25%) Lync
5 21 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (26.25%) PKI
6 20 (25.00%) Office 365
7 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (21.25%) DNS
9 17 (21.25%) Identity Management
9 17 (21.25%) VMware
9 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (20.00%) SCCM
10 16 (20.00%) Migration
11 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
11 15 (18.75%) SCOM
12 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
13 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
13 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
13 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (15.00%) LDAP
14 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (13.75%) DHCP
15 11 (13.75%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (26.25%) Lync
2 21 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
6 11 (13.75%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) IBM Notes
9 4 (5.00%) Documentum
9 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.75%) IIS
11 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Office 365
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) DNS
2 12 (15.00%) LDAP
3 11 (13.75%) DHCP
4 6 (7.50%) SAN
4 6 (7.50%) Kerberos
5 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) X.400
7 3 (3.75%) X.500
7 3 (3.75%) SSH
7 3 (3.75%) Firewall
8 2 (2.50%) NAS
8 2 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.75%) MSI
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Consultant
2 18 (22.50%) Architect
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (7.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Platform Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Messaging Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Designer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Middleware
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) OAuth
3 3 (3.75%) WCF
3 3 (3.75%) XACML
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 3 (3.75%) ADSI
3 3 (3.75%) SOAP
3 3 (3.75%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) SAML
4 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) PKI
2 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.25%) Replication
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) iPhone
8 1 (1.25%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.75%) Android
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
7 2 (2.50%) zOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Identity Management
2 16 (20.00%) Migration
3 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.50%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Email Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Validation
8 4 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.75%) Time Management
9 3 (3.75%) Release Management
9 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.75%) Project Management
9 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Document Management
10 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.75%) SQL
3 6 (7.50%) VBScript
4 5 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.75%) MCSE
5 6 (7.50%) MCITP
5 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) MCTS
7 3 (3.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (63.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) UAG
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) SCCM
2 15 (18.75%) SCOM
3 7 (8.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (7.50%) MIIS
5 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.00%) SCSM
6 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.75%) Puppet
6 3 (3.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.50%) WMI
7 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) Symantec
4 7 (8.75%) IronPort
4 7 (8.75%) McAfee
4 7 (8.75%) Altiris
5 5 (6.25%) Dell
5 5 (6.25%) Lotus
5 5 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (5.00%) Sophos
6 4 (5.00%) EMC
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 3 (3.75%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 2 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Trend Micro