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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 407 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.050% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.92% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2004 1951 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.46% 9.19% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1275 1134
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 116 111
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.31 £17.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £28.75 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) NICE Systems
3 1 (33.33%) VMware