The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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)
England / London
Rank - 413 401
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category - 0.096% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2388 2094 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.30% 10.00% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1441 1268
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 85 123
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +39.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.26 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) 802.11
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 3 (42.86%) ICMP
2 3 (42.86%) L2TP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) ADSL
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (42.86%) COM
2 3 (42.86%) Nessus
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) WhatsUp Gold

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 802.11
1 3 (42.86%) ADSL
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
1 3 (42.86%) ICMP
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
1 3 (42.86%) L2TP
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) RIP
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
1 3 (42.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) FreeBSD
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
1 3 (42.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware