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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 557 545 490
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -55
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 24 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.047% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.49% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £475 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
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
4976 4670 4061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.06% 9.64% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2837 2528 1967
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 608 589
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +1 16 £358 -18.28% 1
London -5 3 £329 +9.58% 2
South West +7 2 £225 -52.63% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £140 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £305 -
Forefront TMG
UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
4 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
4 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (48.94%) VMware
6 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (36.17%) Firewall
9 15 (31.91%) Lync
10 14 (29.79%) SCCM
11 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
11 13 (27.66%) vSphere
11 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
11 13 (27.66%) DNS
11 13 (27.66%) Office 365
12 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (25.53%) ISA Server
13 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
13 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
13 11 (23.40%) SCOM
14 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
14 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 10 (21.28%) Military
14 10 (21.28%) Clustering
14 10 (21.28%) DHCP
14 10 (21.28%) X.400

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.91%) Lync
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.51%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) DNS
3 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.28%) DHCP
4 10 (21.28%) X.400
4 10 (21.28%) X.500
5 8 (17.02%) SMTP
6 6 (12.77%) SAN
7 4 (8.51%) Internet
8 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.38%) FTP
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
8 3 (6.38%) SSL
8 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) SNMP
10 1 (2.13%) LAN
10 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Military
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Ajax
1 3 (6.38%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) COM
2 2 (4.26%) STL
2 2 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) Flash
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Boundary Protection
3 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Coaching
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) C
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (17.02%) MCITP
5 6 (12.77%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) MCTS
7 2 (4.26%) CCNA
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) vSphere
4 12 (25.53%) ISA Server
5 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
6 7 (14.89%) UAG
6 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 11 (23.40%) SCOM
3 6 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (12.77%) WSUS
4 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.26%) Opsview
5 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Clearswift
4 9 (19.15%) NetApp
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco
6 7 (14.89%) Websense
7 6 (12.77%) Sophos
8 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.51%) Tripwire
8 4 (8.51%) Mercator
9 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.38%) F5
9 3 (6.38%) Supermicro
10 2 (4.26%) Becrypt
10 2 (4.26%) Veeam
10 2 (4.26%) IBM
11 1 (2.13%) HP
11 1 (2.13%) Citrix
11 1 (2.13%) Symantec
11 1 (2.13%) McAfee
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