The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 89 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.069% 0.069% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 0.55% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£340 - £128
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
- +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.72% 12.56% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 84
Average daily rate £340 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Websense