The first table below looks at the demand for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 54 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% - 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +75.43%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.79% 9.45% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 21
Average daily rate £325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £173 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.43 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% -27.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Forefront TMG
Wales

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Forefront TMG
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CGI

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy