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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK / England
Rank 559 595 563
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 6 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.024% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.23% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £298 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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
5005 4762 4820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.08% 10.23% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2884 2658
Median daily rate £400 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 471 565
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
South East +23 6 £350 -0.70%
Forefront TMG
UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) IIS
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) UAG
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Forcepoint
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) 802.11
3 3 (20.00%) ADSL
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (20.00%) ICMP
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (20.00%) L2TP
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) OSPF
3 3 (20.00%) RIP
3 3 (20.00%) SNMP
3 3 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) FreeBSD
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) CLAS
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) UAG
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
1 3 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Forcepoint
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) BT
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Computacenter
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle