The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 618 590 558
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -32
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 8 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.043% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Median daily rate £450 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
Forefront TMG
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5811 5139 4806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.79% 10.44% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3615 2902 2571
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 622 620
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £37.50 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in England

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in England

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Histogram in England

Forefront TMG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Forefront TMG Hourly Rate Trend in England

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 7 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England - 1 - -
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UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) vSphere
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) ISA Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (22.22%) 3Com
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) Skype
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.56%) LDAP
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) PABX
7 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) VCP5
2 2 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) ISA Server
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) 3Com
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (16.67%) Meraki
6 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
7 2 (11.11%) Veritas