The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - 139 143
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.064% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category - 0.66% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £333 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -26.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
Forefront TMG
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
409 302 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.86% 9.70% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 157 200
Median daily rate £393 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £145 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £480 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 44
Median hourly rate £15.18 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £22.10 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel