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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 552 517 546
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 30 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.058% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 22
Average daily rate
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£481 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.09% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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
5084 4693 4530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.73% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2829 2509 2222
Average daily rate £348 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 554 565
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
South East -7 25 £493 +51.56% 4
London +4 1 £350 +7.69%
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Forefront TMG
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Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Forefront TMG 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 TMG.

1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (58.00%) Firewall
4 21 (42.00%) ISA Server
5 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (40.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (38.00%) X.400
6 19 (38.00%) X.500
6 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
7 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (36.00%) SCOM
7 18 (36.00%) Military
8 17 (34.00%) SCCM
9 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
9 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (30.00%) SMTP
11 14 (28.00%) HP
11 14 (28.00%) SQL
11 14 (28.00%) Clearswift
11 14 (28.00%) SAN
11 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (26.00%) VBScript
12 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
12 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
13 12 (24.00%) IIS
13 12 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (24.00%) UAG

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Forefront TMG 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 TMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (24.00%) IIS
3 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
2 19 (38.00%) X.400
2 19 (38.00%) X.500
3 15 (30.00%) SMTP
4 14 (28.00%) SAN
5 9 (18.00%) Internet
5 9 (18.00%) VPN
5 9 (18.00%) DNS
5 9 (18.00%) DHCP
5 9 (18.00%) FTP
5 9 (18.00%) HTTP
6 8 (16.00%) VoIP
7 7 (14.00%) MPLS
8 4 (8.00%) WAN
8 4 (8.00%) LAN
8 4 (8.00%) Wireless
8 4 (8.00%) IPsec
9 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.00%) ADSL
11 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (36.00%) Military
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) German Language
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Server Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
2 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.00%) Coaching
8 1 (2.00%) Fund Management
8 1 (2.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
5 3 (6.00%) MCITP
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) ISA Server
2 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.00%) UAG
5 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (8.00%) vSphere
7 4 (8.00%) XenApp
8 3 (6.00%) MetaFrame
9 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) SCOM
2 17 (34.00%) SCCM
3 12 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.00%) SCSM
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.00%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco
4 14 (28.00%) HP
4 14 (28.00%) Clearswift
5 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
6 10 (20.00%) F5
7 9 (18.00%) 3PAR
8 8 (16.00%) Citrix
9 5 (10.00%) Tandberg
10 4 (8.00%) Avaya
10 4 (8.00%) NetApp
11 3 (6.00%) McAfee
11 3 (6.00%) IBM
12 2 (4.00%) CA
12 2 (4.00%) CommVault
12 2 (4.00%) Dell
12 2 (4.00%) EMC
13 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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