The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront Identity Manager skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 564 549 535
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 43 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.063% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 0.82% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 7
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£399 £445 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £450 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +47.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Forefront Identity Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Forefront Identity Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK.

Forefront Identity Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Forefront Identity Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK.

Forefront Identity Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 42 £399 -9.43% 9
South East -8 17 £425 -4.49% 5
London -8 12 £365 +19.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £407 -9.55% 1
Surrey +9 5 £275 -50.00%
East of England +8 5 £370 -
Milton Keynes +7 5 £399 -11.44% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £370 -
Guildford - 4 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £370 -
Hampshire -4 3 £545 +29.76%
Berkshire -7 3 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -12 3 £313 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 1
Leeds - 3 £313 -
City of London +9 2 £365 +48.97%
Reading +7 2 £425 - 4
East Midlands -9 2 £463 -
Oxfordshire -20 2 £545 -
Oxford - 2 £545 -
Enfield - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £545 -
Coventry +3 1 - -
Hook -6 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
North West -20 1 £675 +31.70% 2
South West - 1 £548 -
Merseyside - 1 £675 -
Cheltenham - 1 £548 -
Liverpool - 1 £675 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Forefront Identity Manager 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 Identity Manager.

1 45 (76.27%) Active Directory
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (54.24%) Windows
4 27 (45.76%) SharePoint
5 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
6 20 (33.90%) SCCM
7 19 (32.20%) SCOM
7 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
7 19 (32.20%) DNS
7 19 (32.20%) VMware
8 18 (30.51%) Lync
9 17 (28.81%) Office 365
9 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
10 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (25.42%) SQL
11 15 (25.42%) ITIL
11 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) DHCP
13 13 (22.03%) PKI
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
15 11 (18.64%) IIS
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.25%) .NET
16 9 (15.25%) MS Excel

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Forefront Identity Manager 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 Identity Manager. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (45.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
3 18 (30.51%) Lync
4 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (18.64%) IIS
6 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (10.17%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Office 365
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) LDAP
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) Internet
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) MPLS
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) IMAP
7 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.69%) VLAN
7 1 (1.69%) Network Security
7 1 (1.69%) NAS
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Architect
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Database Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) WCF
4 3 (5.08%) SAML
4 3 (5.08%) OAuth
4 3 (5.08%) XACML
4 3 (5.08%) SPML
4 3 (5.08%) OpenID
5 2 (3.39%) BAPI
5 2 (3.39%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) PKI
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) GIS
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) VMS
8 1 (1.69%) Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Identity Management
4 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.47%) CRM
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.78%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) HND
3 4 (6.78%) CISSP
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (76.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.17%) UAG
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.08%) vSphere
7 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.69%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) SCCM
2 19 (32.20%) SCOM
3 7 (11.86%) WSUS
4 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.78%) OVSD
4 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.78%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.78%) OpenView
5 2 (3.39%) Opsview
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Intune
5 2 (3.39%) MIIS
5 2 (3.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.69%) Puppet
6 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Sophos
4 5 (8.47%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Veritas
6 3 (5.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.39%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Lotus
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
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