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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 612 626 579
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 7 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.010% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.094% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 16
Median daily rate £290 £375 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -16.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £450 £408
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5999 5334 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.26% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3081 3015
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 674
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
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 26 September 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
London -4 4 - -
South East +16 2 - -
North West - 1 £290 -
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Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) 3Com
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Meraki
5 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Skype
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) PBX
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) 3Com
3 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) Meraki
4 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) VMware