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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 388 399 367
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.009% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Forefront TMG
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
1924 1817 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.65% 7.79% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1080 1054
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 142 158
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.18 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 2015. 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
Romford - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) UAG
5 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) IaaS
6 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Mercator
6 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) UAG
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Mercator
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
3 4 (33.33%) Tandberg
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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