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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
England / South West
Rank - 135 135
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.069% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category - 0.61% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £256 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £263
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
300 327 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.61% 11.31% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 198 141
Median daily rate £313 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 45
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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