The first table below looks at the demand for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - 408 391
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.021% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category - 0.26% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Average daily rate
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- £450 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +109.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £280
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2085 1902 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 7.84% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1133 1155
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 209
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in London

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in London

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Croydon - - - -
City of London - - - -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Replication
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Tandberg
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) UAG
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Tandberg
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Stonesoft
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow