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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 621 596 598
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.046% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.016% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £345 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -23.33%
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
6106 5592 5105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.26% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3892 3249 2801
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 567 629
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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
South East -11 1 - -
Forefront TMG
UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) 3Com
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) Meraki
5 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL

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 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) 3Com
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Meraki
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Tripwire