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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 110 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.44% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 3.03% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£470 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -
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
366 231 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.70% 14.66% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 110 52
Average daily rate £348 £345 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 40
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.80 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.99%

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 20 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook -16 8 £470 +37.22%
Basingstoke - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Forefront TMG
South East

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) X.400
1 22 (100.00%) X.500
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
3 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 19 (86.36%) Military
4 18 (81.82%) DV Cleared
5 17 (77.27%) SMTP
6 16 (72.73%) Clearswift
7 14 (63.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (63.64%) Integration Testing
8 13 (59.09%) FTP
8 13 (59.09%) XML
9 12 (54.55%) VBScript
10 10 (45.45%) IIS
10 10 (45.45%) HTTP
10 10 (45.45%) Internet
11 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
12 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
12 3 (13.64%) Ajax
12 3 (13.64%) PKI
12 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 3 (13.64%) Windows
12 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (4.55%) JSON
14 1 (4.55%) HTTPS

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) X.400
1 22 (100.00%) X.500
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) SMTP
4 13 (59.09%) FTP
5 10 (45.45%) HTTP
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
General
1 19 (86.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Build Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 12 (54.55%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.55%) F5