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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 423 414 399
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 3 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.024% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.27% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -
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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
2177 2200 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.68% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1355 1136
Average daily rate £390 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 153
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 4 (100.00%) 3PAR
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