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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 612 619 594
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 27 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.065% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 21
Median daily rate £388 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £560 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
5860 5041 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.99% 8.65% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3092 2772
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 166 156
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.87% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

Forefront Identity Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 27 £388 -13.88% 3
London +6 17 £406 -26.13%
South East +5 7 £450 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +15 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 - -
North West +8 2 £291 - 2
Surrey +1 2 £450 +24.13%
Manchester 0 1 £283 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £488 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 54 (76.06%) Active Directory
2 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
3 37 (52.11%) Identity Management
4 34 (47.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (42.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
6 23 (32.39%) Office 365
7 21 (29.58%) Windows
8 20 (28.17%) SCCM
8 20 (28.17%) SCOM
9 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
10 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (23.94%) Migration
10 17 (23.94%) Cisco
11 15 (21.13%) MPLS
11 15 (21.13%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (19.72%) DNS
13 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
13 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.90%) DHCP
14 12 (16.90%) SQL
15 11 (15.49%) LDAP
16 10 (14.08%) Firewall
17 9 (12.68%) VPN
17 9 (12.68%) HP
18 8 (11.27%) Citrix
18 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
18 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (11.27%) Tivoli
18 8 (11.27%) WAN

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) GroupWise
5 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (42.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (32.39%) Office 365
4 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (11.27%) IaaS
4 8 (11.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) MPLS
2 14 (19.72%) DNS
3 12 (16.90%) DHCP
4 11 (15.49%) LDAP
5 10 (14.08%) Firewall
6 9 (12.68%) VPN
7 8 (11.27%) LAN
7 8 (11.27%) Network Security
7 8 (11.27%) VLAN
7 8 (11.27%) WAN
8 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.63%) Skype
10 2 (2.82%) VoIP
11 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.41%) SAN
11 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.23%) Back Office
2 2 (2.82%) iGaming
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Consultant
2 14 (19.72%) Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Identity Management Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Management Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Identity Management Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Office 365 Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) COM
2 2 (2.82%) OAuth
2 2 (2.82%) SAML
2 2 (2.82%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
1 8 (11.27%) Hybrid Cloud
1 8 (11.27%) Replication
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) VMS
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Unix
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Identity Management
2 17 (23.94%) Migration
3 15 (21.13%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.27%) Software Deployment
5 7 (9.86%) Email Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Server Building
6 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
7 4 (5.63%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) Use Case
8 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) C#
3 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCSE
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
4 3 (4.23%) MCITP
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) MCTS
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (76.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) SCCM
1 20 (28.17%) SCOM
2 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 8 (11.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.82%) MIIS
3 2 (2.82%) Opsview
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.41%) SCSM
4 1 (1.41%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco
3 9 (12.68%) HP
4 8 (11.27%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (11.27%) Citrix
5 7 (9.86%) Nortel
5 7 (9.86%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle
6 5 (7.04%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.41%) Sun