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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - 417 393
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category - 0.047% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £326 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.90% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
2197 2109 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.03% 8.32% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1269 1170
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 182
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (50.00%) Information Security
5 4 (50.00%) Tandberg
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (25.00%) MCTS
7 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) Tandberg
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Stonesoft
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft