The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Forefront TMG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £450
% change year-on-year -0.70% -21.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Forefront TMG is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 159 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.76% 10.49% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 34
Median daily rate £395 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in Edinburgh