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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 621 614 574
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 43 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.058% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 0.71% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 15
Average daily rate £463 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £675 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £540 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.59% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
5510 4652 4311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 8.20% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 2824 2485
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 159
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 1 May 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 23 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 1 May 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 +7 43 £463 +2.77% 1
South East -4 20 £475 -
Berkshire +10 12 £450 +5.88%
London -22 9 £500 +36.98% 1
Surrey -6 7 £600 +118.18%
Bracknell - 7 - -
Yorkshire +4 6 £370 +18.40%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £370 +18.40%
Staines -1 4 £600 -
Bradford - 4 £400 -
North West -8 3 £424 -37.25%
Warrington - 3 £424 -
Cheshire - 3 £424 -
City of London +45 2 £513 +40.41% 1
South West +8 2 - -
Leeds 0 2 £340 +8.80%
Reading -5 2 £375 -11.76%
Gloucestershire +5 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £608 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £608 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (69.33%) Active Directory
3 33 (44.00%) Identity Management
4 32 (42.67%) Windows
4 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (38.67%) Office 365
6 25 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (29.33%) PowerShell
8 17 (22.67%) Migration
8 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
8 17 (22.67%) Windows Server
9 16 (21.33%) DNS
10 14 (18.67%) SCOM
10 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (18.67%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (17.33%) VMware
12 12 (16.00%) SCCM
12 12 (16.00%) Change Management
12 12 (16.00%) DHCP
12 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.00%) SQL
12 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
14 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.33%) Replication
15 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.67%) Oracle

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
6 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (9.33%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (4.00%) IIS
9 2 (2.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (38.67%) Office 365
3 25 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) DHCP
3 7 (9.33%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) LDAP
4 5 (6.67%) MPLS
4 5 (6.67%) Network Security
4 5 (6.67%) VLAN
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) Skype
6 2 (2.67%) X.500
7 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
1 3 (4.00%) Games
1 3 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Consultant
2 16 (21.33%) Architect
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 6 (8.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Identity Management Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (5.33%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Azure Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Security Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) COM
3 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Replication
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) BYOD
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 17 (22.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 5 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Identity Management
2 17 (22.67%) Migration
3 14 (18.67%) Identity Access Management
4 12 (16.00%) Change Management
5 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) ITIL
6 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.67%) Presales
7 5 (6.67%) Release Management
7 5 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 5 (6.67%) Use Case
8 4 (5.33%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.33%) Open Source
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) MCITP
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.67%) MCTS
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (69.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.67%) UAG
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) SCOM
2 12 (16.00%) SCCM
3 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.00%) Opsview
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.33%) MIIS
6 1 (1.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase