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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 423 - 415
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.092% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£309 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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England

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
2172 2108 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.25% 8.96% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1324 1144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 165
Average hourly rate £18.94 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £34.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) UAG
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Mercator
4 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) PKI

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) UAG
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Mercator
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) HP