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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 604 594 587
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 39 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.99% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 11
Median daily rate £425 £370 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -21.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £370 £506
% change year-on-year
+32.63% -26.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median 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
5932 4736 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.18% 8.47% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3814 2917 2570
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 160 132
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.38 £39.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 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 18 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 26 June 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 +2 39 £425 +14.75% 3
London +23 21 £394 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £413 +32.00% 1
West Yorkshire +10 6 £400 +28.00% 1
South East -4 5 £600 +62.16%
City of London +43 4 £388 -12.92%
Surrey -5 4 £600 +118.18%
Bradford - 4 £400 -
East of England +13 3 £504 +36.01%
Staines -6 2 - -
Leeds -6 2 £400 +28.00% 1
Bedford - 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £608 +64.02%
West Midlands -20 1 £488 -
Woking - 1 - -
South West - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 64 (73.56%) Microsoft
1 64 (73.56%) Active Directory
2 40 (45.98%) Identity Management
3 38 (43.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (35.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (33.33%) Windows
6 26 (29.89%) Office 365
7 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
7 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
8 21 (24.14%) Migration
8 21 (24.14%) SCCM
9 19 (21.84%) SCOM
9 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
10 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (19.54%) Cisco
11 17 (19.54%) DNS
12 15 (17.24%) MPLS
13 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
13 14 (16.09%) VMware
14 13 (14.94%) LDAP
14 13 (14.94%) DHCP
14 13 (14.94%) SQL
14 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.94%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
15 11 (12.64%) VPN
15 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008

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 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (9.20%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.60%) IIS
7 4 (4.60%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (35.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (29.89%) Office 365
4 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.20%) IaaS
4 8 (9.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) DNS
2 15 (17.24%) MPLS
3 13 (14.94%) DHCP
3 13 (14.94%) LDAP
4 11 (12.64%) VPN
5 9 (10.34%) Firewall
6 8 (9.20%) LAN
6 8 (9.20%) Network Security
6 8 (9.20%) VLAN
6 8 (9.20%) WAN
7 7 (8.05%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.60%) Skype
9 2 (2.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) X.500
10 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.15%) SAN
10 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Back Office
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) iGaming
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Consultant
2 19 (21.84%) Architect
3 8 (9.20%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Identity Management Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Management Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Project Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Azure Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) COM
2 2 (2.30%) WF
3 1 (1.15%) OAuth
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) SAML
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
1 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
1 8 (9.20%) Replication
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) BYOD
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.20%) VMS
7 6 (6.90%) Linux
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.45%) Unix
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) Identity Management
2 21 (24.14%) Migration
3 13 (14.94%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.20%) Change Management
5 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.20%) Software Deployment
6 7 (8.05%) Email Migration
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL
6 7 (8.05%) Server Building
6 7 (8.05%) Workflow
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.75%) Presales
7 5 (5.75%) Release Management
7 5 (5.75%) Use Case
8 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.60%) Open Source
8 4 (4.60%) Project Management
9 3 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) C#
4 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.90%) MCSE
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) MCITP
3 4 (4.60%) MCSA
4 3 (3.45%) MCTS
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (73.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) vSphere
5 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) SCCM
2 19 (21.84%) SCOM
3 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.20%) Puppet
3 8 (9.20%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.45%) Opsview
5 2 (2.30%) MIIS
5 2 (2.30%) WSUS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.15%) SCSM
6 1 (1.15%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (73.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Cisco
3 14 (16.09%) VMware
4 9 (10.34%) Citrix
5 8 (9.20%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (9.20%) HP
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle
6 7 (8.05%) Nortel
7 4 (4.60%) Symantec
8 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.15%) Sun