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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 400 387 390
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£329 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £293 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £470 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £225
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%
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
2009 1862 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 8.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1184 1009
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 145 150
Average hourly rate £18.24 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Sophos
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) IaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (50.00%) AirWatch
4 4 (50.00%) UAG
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Mercator
4 4 (50.00%) EDRMS
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) UAG
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Opsview
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Sophos
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Mercator
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds