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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 574 556 572
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 49 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 5
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£400 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
4517 3704 3646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.12% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2706 2189 1917
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 156 187
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £40.00 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +2 49 £400 +6.66% 2
London +14 14 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -3 11 £330 +1.53%
South West - 8 £475 -
City of London +22 6 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
North West - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Surrey -13 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Sheffield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 44 (51.76%) Windows
4 28 (32.94%) MS Exchange
5 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
7 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
8 21 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (23.53%) Office 365
9 20 (23.53%) Lync
9 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (22.35%) PKI
11 18 (21.18%) VMware
11 18 (21.18%) DNS
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (20.00%) SCCM
12 17 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (18.82%) SCOM
13 16 (18.82%) Migration
14 15 (17.65%) Identity Management
14 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
14 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
16 13 (15.29%) DHCP
16 13 (15.29%) DV Cleared
16 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (14.12%) LDAP
17 12 (14.12%) .NET
18 11 (12.94%) Office Communications Server

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 28 (32.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (23.53%) Lync
3 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 11 (12.94%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (7.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes
10 4 (4.71%) Documentum
11 3 (3.53%) IIS
12 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Office 365
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
2 13 (15.29%) DHCP
3 12 (14.12%) LDAP
4 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
5 5 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.88%) SAN
6 3 (3.53%) Firewall
6 3 (3.53%) SSH
6 3 (3.53%) X.400
6 3 (3.53%) X.500
7 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.35%) NAS
7 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.53%) MSI
3 1 (1.18%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Consultant
2 18 (21.18%) Architect
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Consultant
3 6 (7.06%) Analyst
3 6 (7.06%) Platform Architect
3 6 (7.06%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Messaging Architect
4 5 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Designer
6 3 (3.53%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (2.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) WCF
4 3 (3.53%) OAuth
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 3 (3.53%) XACML
4 3 (3.53%) ADSI
4 3 (3.53%) XML
4 3 (3.53%) SOAP
4 3 (3.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) PKI
2 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.59%) Replication
4 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) CLARiiON
5 4 (4.71%) Clustering
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Android
6 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Linux
8 2 (2.35%) zOS
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Migration
2 15 (17.65%) Identity Management
3 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.76%) ITIL
4 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 5 (5.88%) Email Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Service Management
8 4 (4.71%) Validation
8 4 (4.71%) Coaching
8 4 (4.71%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.53%) Time Management
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
9 3 (3.53%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.53%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.53%) Document Management
10 2 (2.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.59%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) C#
4 5 (5.88%) Java
4 5 (5.88%) VBScript
4 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) MCSE
5 6 (7.06%) MCITP
6 4 (4.71%) MCTS
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) SCCM
2 16 (18.82%) SCOM
3 7 (8.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (7.06%) MIIS
5 4 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.71%) SCSM
6 3 (3.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.53%) Puppet
6 3 (3.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.35%) WMI
8 1 (1.18%) WSUS
8 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.18%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 54 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Symantec
4 7 (8.24%) IronPort
4 7 (8.24%) McAfee
4 7 (8.24%) Altiris
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix
5 5 (5.88%) Lotus
5 5 (5.88%) Dell
6 4 (4.71%) EMC
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 4 (4.71%) Sophos
7 3 (3.53%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.53%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
8 2 (2.35%) BMC
8 2 (2.35%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro
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