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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 559 552 503
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -49
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 21 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.047% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.50% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 25
Average daily rate
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£365 £438 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £293 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%
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
4961 4833 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.41% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2783 2495 2016
Average daily rate £374 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 575 626
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 11 £400 -11.11% 1
London +3 4 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
East Midlands - 1 £305 -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 5
East of England - - - -
Forefront TMG
UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (54.00%) VMware
4 25 (50.00%) Firewall
5 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
6 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (36.00%) SCCM
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (34.00%) DV Cleared
11 15 (30.00%) DNS
11 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (28.00%) ISA Server
13 12 (24.00%) Cisco
13 12 (24.00%) Integration Testing
13 12 (24.00%) SCOM
13 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
13 12 (24.00%) Lync
14 11 (22.00%) vSphere
14 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
14 11 (22.00%) X.400
14 11 (22.00%) X.500
14 11 (22.00%) Clearswift
15 10 (20.00%) Military
15 10 (20.00%) SQL
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.00%) Boundary Protection
16 9 (18.00%) UAG

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Lync
3 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.00%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.00%) IIS
8 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.00%) Apache
9 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 11 (22.00%) X.400
3 11 (22.00%) X.500
4 9 (18.00%) SMTP
4 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
6 6 (12.00%) BIG-IP
7 5 (10.00%) SAN
7 5 (10.00%) Internet
7 5 (10.00%) FTP
7 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 4 (8.00%) VoIP
8 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
8 4 (8.00%) SSL
9 3 (6.00%) MPLS
9 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.00%) LAN
10 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Military
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Consultant
2 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) COM
1 5 (10.00%) STL
1 5 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (8.00%) JSON
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) Flash
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) PKI
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 2000
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Integration Testing
2 10 (20.00%) Boundary Protection
3 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) OOP
5 5 (10.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
5 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) MCSE
6 4 (8.00%) MCITP
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) MCSA
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.00%) ISA Server
4 11 (22.00%) vSphere
5 9 (18.00%) UAG
6 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) SCCM
2 12 (24.00%) SCOM
3 8 (16.00%) WSUS
4 7 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
7 1 (2.00%) SCSM
7 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) Clearswift
5 6 (12.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Websense
6 5 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) Mercator
7 4 (8.00%) Sophos
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.00%) Tandberg
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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