The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 101 86 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 14 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 1.06% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 4.32% 6.38% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
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£493 £329 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.81% -17.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+37.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Forefront TMG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
324 282 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.42% 16.61% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 158 96
Average daily rate £330 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Hampshire region.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Basingstoke - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Forefront TMG
South East

Forefront TMG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) X.400
1 19 (100.00%) X.500
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Military
3 16 (84.21%) DV Cleared
4 15 (78.95%) SMTP
5 14 (73.68%) Clearswift
6 13 (68.42%) VBScript
6 13 (68.42%) Integration Testing
7 12 (63.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (57.89%) XML
9 9 (47.37%) IIS
9 9 (47.37%) FTP
9 9 (47.37%) HTTP
9 9 (47.37%) Internet
10 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
11 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Windows
12 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
12 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
12 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
12 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
12 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) X.400
1 19 (100.00%) X.500
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) SMTP
4 9 (47.37%) FTP
4 9 (47.37%) HTTP
4 9 (47.37%) Internet
General
1 18 (94.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Design Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Build Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
2 13 (68.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (84.21%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Clearswift