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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 573 576 551
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 47 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.064% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 0.80% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 10
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£407 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £639 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
4637 4348 3933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 7.96% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2564 2183
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 133 173
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £31.56 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 28 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 31 July 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 -14 46 £407 -4.23% 6
South East -1 18 £399 -0.37%
London +3 11 £575 +22.34% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £407 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £399 -
Surrey - 7 £275 -
Yorkshire -19 6 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -20 6 £350 - 1
Durham - 5 £450 -
North East - 5 £450 -
Bradford -2 3 £350 - 1
City of London -8 3 £538 +2.38% 1
Weybridge - 3 - -
Berkshire +4 2 £450 -
East of England 0 2 £370 -
Hertfordshire -3 2 £370 -
North West - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £275 -
East Midlands -4 1 £250 -23.07% 1
South West -17 1 £350 -46.00%
Devon - 1 £350 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Plymouth - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £370 -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
3 38 (45.78%) Windows
4 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
5 30 (36.14%) SCCM
6 29 (34.94%) SharePoint
6 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
7 28 (33.73%) SCOM
8 27 (32.53%) Office 365
9 25 (30.12%) ITIL
10 22 (26.51%) VMware
11 21 (25.30%) DNS
11 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
12 20 (24.10%) Lync
12 20 (24.10%) SQL
12 20 (24.10%) Migration
13 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
15 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (16.87%) Identity Management
16 14 (16.87%) DHCP
17 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
17 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
17 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (14.46%) PKI
18 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2013

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (34.94%) SharePoint
1 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.10%) Lync
3 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (13.25%) IIS
6 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (7.23%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.53%) Office 365
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) LDAP
4 4 (4.82%) Firewall
5 3 (3.61%) Wireless
5 3 (3.61%) LAN
5 3 (3.61%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) Skype
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) VLAN
6 2 (2.41%) Network Security
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) IMAP
7 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.20%) MPLS
7 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
1 4 (4.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Billing
2 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Architect
2 10 (12.05%) Consultant
3 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) Senior Architect
5 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (3.61%) Administrator
6 3 (3.61%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (3.61%) Designer
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (2.41%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) Web Services
3 5 (6.02%) WCF
4 4 (4.82%) X-Windows
5 3 (3.61%) SAML
5 3 (3.61%) OAuth
5 3 (3.61%) XACML
5 3 (3.61%) SPML
5 3 (3.61%) OpenID
6 2 (2.41%) BAPI
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) PKI
2 11 (13.25%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.82%) Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.20%) SUSE
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) Migration
3 14 (16.87%) Identity Management
4 11 (13.25%) Change Management
5 9 (10.84%) Workflow
5 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.64%) Performance Management
7 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) Service Management
9 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.82%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) High Availability
9 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.10%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) C#
4 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) CISSP
4 4 (4.82%) HND
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
6 2 (2.41%) MCTS
7 1 (1.20%) CITP
7 1 (1.20%) CISA
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.20%) CCNP
7 1 (1.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
3 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.43%) UAG
5 5 (6.02%) vSphere
6 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
8 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (36.14%) SCCM
2 28 (33.73%) SCOM
3 7 (8.43%) WSUS
4 6 (7.23%) OpenView
4 6 (7.23%) OVSD
5 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.82%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.41%) Opsview
7 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.41%) MIIS
7 2 (2.41%) Nagios
8 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.20%) Puppet
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Intune
8 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.51%) VMware
3 6 (7.23%) Sophos
3 6 (7.23%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Dell
5 4 (4.82%) Citrix
5 4 (4.82%) Veritas
6 3 (3.61%) Symantec
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) Lotus
7 2 (2.41%) Veeam
7 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) Sun
8 1 (1.20%) BMC
8 1 (1.20%) CA
8 1 (1.20%) NetApp
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