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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 589 601 546
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -55
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 37 11 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.021% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.25% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 22
Average daily rate £550 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £515 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £521 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 16 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 36 £538 +7.50% 11
London +18 17 £575 +31.42% 3
South East +22 9 £625 +25.00% 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £360 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £360 - 1
Leeds - 5 £343 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £380 -
Reading - 3 £380 -
Norfolk - 2 £580 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £450 -
East of England - 2 £580 -
South West - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 - -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
3 36 (45.57%) Identity Management
4 29 (36.71%) Windows
5 27 (34.18%) Office 365
6 19 (24.05%) Oracle
7 18 (22.78%) SQL
7 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
8 17 (21.52%) Java
8 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
8 17 (21.52%) Finance
9 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
9 16 (20.25%) Analytics
9 16 (20.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
10 14 (17.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 14 (17.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (17.72%) .NET
10 14 (17.72%) Web Services
10 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (17.72%) SCCM
11 13 (16.46%) SOA
11 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (15.19%) Change Management
12 12 (15.19%) VMware

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (13.92%) Skype for Business
5 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.18%) Office 365
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (17.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) DHCP
3 4 (5.06%) Skype
4 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.27%) IPsec
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maven
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Consultant
1 16 (20.25%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
2 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Active Directory Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Field Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Management Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) .NET
1 14 (17.72%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) OAuth
3 1 (1.27%) OpenID
3 1 (1.27%) SAML
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.33%) Replication
2 4 (5.06%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Linux
7 2 (2.53%) NetWare
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Identity Management
2 16 (20.25%) Analytics
3 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (16.46%) SOA
5 12 (15.19%) Change Management
6 11 (13.92%) Migration
7 10 (12.66%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (12.66%) ITIL
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.33%) Presales
9 5 (6.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.33%) Workflow
10 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.80%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (3.80%) Kanban
11 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.53%) Release Management
12 2 (2.53%) Scrum
12 2 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (12.66%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 3 (3.80%) MCTS
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.53%) NDS
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (17.72%) SCCM
3 11 (13.92%) SCOM
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (3.80%) Opsview
6 2 (2.53%) Novell Identity Manager
6 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.53%) SCSM
6 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Dell
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Novell
5 2 (2.53%) Symantec
6 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) Facebook
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter