Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - 133
Rank change year-on-year - +133 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 1.50% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £320 - -
Scotland median daily rate £320 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Forefront TMG is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 266 218 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 10.33% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 108 82
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £193 £130 £125
90th Percentile £600 £479 £506
Scotland median daily rate £375 £321 £310
% change year-on-year +16.82% +3.55% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.90% -32.35% +112.50%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.49 £24.05
90th Percentile £41.00 £34.25 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Forefront TMG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Simpana
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Dell