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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 103 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.076% 0.22% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 1.72% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £385 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Forefront TMG
South East

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
251 174 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.97% 12.73% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 95 90
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £198 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.93 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.34 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp