The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 66 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 3.23% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£450 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £326 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.90% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
54 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.59% 10.37% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 16
Average daily rate £330 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £141 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.89 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.40 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Forefront TMG
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Wales region.

Forefront TMG Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Forefront TMG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Forefront TMG 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 TMG.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sophos
1 4 (100.00%) Websense
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (100.00%) UAG
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) CGI
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Forefront TMG 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 TMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) MetaFrame
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Sophos
1 4 (100.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy