The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 546 486 539
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +53
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 25 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.080% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.85% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 17
Average daily rate £431 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £124 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £369 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £225 £278
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +92.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +92.98%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4853 4096 4363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.47% 9.37% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2515 2014 2157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 602 543
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.15 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Forefront TMG
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -19 12 £450 +252.94%
London -17 8 £300 -22.58% 3
North West - 5 £350 -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Forefront TMG
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Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Firewall
3 27 (57.45%) IIS
4 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
5 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
6 24 (51.06%) Cisco
7 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (40.43%) VMware
9 15 (31.91%) DNS
9 15 (31.91%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) SCOM
11 12 (25.53%) ITIL
11 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
12 11 (23.40%) HP
12 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
13 10 (21.28%) Internet
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.28%) VPN
13 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
13 10 (21.28%) Terminal Services
14 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
14 9 (19.15%) X.400
14 9 (19.15%) X.500
14 9 (19.15%) Military
14 9 (19.15%) VoIP

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (57.45%) IIS
2 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
3 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.26%) Apache
7 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.26%) Lync
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (70.21%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) DNS
3 10 (21.28%) Internet
3 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 9 (19.15%) X.400
4 9 (19.15%) X.500
4 9 (19.15%) VoIP
4 9 (19.15%) DHCP
5 8 (17.02%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) SMTP
6 7 (14.89%) FTP
6 7 (14.89%) HTTP
6 7 (14.89%) MPLS
6 7 (14.89%) SAN
7 6 (12.77%) LAN
7 6 (12.77%) Wireless
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.64%) IPsec
9 3 (6.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Military
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) XML Messaging
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Clustering
3 5 (10.64%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 2 (4.26%) AIX
8 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Information Security
3 4 (8.51%) Network Design
3 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.02%) MCSA
3 8 (17.02%) MCITP
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CCNP
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
7 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) MCSE
8 2 (4.26%) SCSA
8 2 (4.26%) MCTS
9 1 (2.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) Terminal Services
3 9 (19.15%) ISA Server
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.77%) UAG
6 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.26%) VMware GSX
8 2 (4.26%) Squid
8 2 (4.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Veritas File System
8 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) SCOM
2 9 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.38%) SCCM
5 3 (6.38%) SCSM
5 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
6 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.26%) WSUS
6 2 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (4.26%) YUM
7 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Cisco
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (23.40%) HP
6 8 (17.02%) Clearswift
6 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
7 5 (10.64%) McAfee
7 5 (10.64%) Veritas
7 5 (10.64%) Avaya
8 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Intel
8 4 (8.51%) Brocade
8 4 (8.51%) F5
9 3 (6.38%) Tandberg
9 3 (6.38%) IBM
9 3 (6.38%) Dell
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
10 2 (4.26%) CA
10 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
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