The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 243 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 11 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 1.20% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
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£400 £438 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +243.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £318 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £460 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1135 997 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.45% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 451 407
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 123 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £31.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forefront TMG across the South East region.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Forefront TMG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the South East region.

Forefront TMG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Hampshire -11 8 £400 -8.57%
Berkshire -4 1 £488 -
Surrey - 1 £340 -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
3 27 (81.82%) DV Cleared
4 22 (66.67%) Firewall
5 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
6 17 (51.52%) X.400
6 17 (51.52%) X.500
7 16 (48.48%) Clearswift
8 15 (45.45%) Boundary Protection
8 15 (45.45%) Military
9 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
9 14 (42.42%) SMTP
10 13 (39.39%) Windows
10 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (30.30%) FTP
12 8 (24.24%) Internet
12 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
13 7 (21.21%) Ajax
13 7 (21.21%) PKI
13 7 (21.21%) F5
13 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
13 7 (21.21%) IIS
14 6 (18.18%) XML
14 6 (18.18%) VBScript
14 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 6 (18.18%) UAG
14 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (18.18%) VMware

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (21.21%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) X.400
2 17 (51.52%) X.500
3 14 (42.42%) SMTP
4 10 (30.30%) FTP
5 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
5 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
6 5 (15.15%) SSL
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) HTTP
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) SAN
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Build Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Ajax
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) COM
3 5 (15.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Boundary Protection
2 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
3 5 (15.15%) OOP
3 5 (15.15%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) VBScript
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) VCP4
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.18%) UAG
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Clearswift
3 7 (21.21%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Websense
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) CommVault
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy