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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 256 251 246
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.22% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.094% 1.73% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £345 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1067 1211 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.09% 12.68% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 647 542
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 141 133
Median hourly rate £15.38 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 1 - -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) 3Com
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Meraki
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) 3Com
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Meraki
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Tripwire