Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 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 Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 743 815 772
Rank change year-on-year +72 -43 +21
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 61 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.054% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.40% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 28
England median daily rate £380 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% -15.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £338 £350
90th Percentile £568 £500 £613
UK median daily rate £385 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -9.41% -15.00% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £35.98 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.90% -
UK median hourly rate - £35.98 £17.39
% change year-on-year - +106.90% -

Forefront Identity Manager is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,611 12,722 9,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.97% 13.39% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,510 8,534 6,501
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 356 217
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -16.67%

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Forefront Identity Manager as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront Identity Manager in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forefront Identity Manager in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in England

Forefront Identity Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +27 26 £365 -14.12% 2
London +59 21 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England +15 11 £350 -17.65% 2
North of England +12 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Forefront Identity Manager
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 50 (81.97%) Active Directory
2 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (67.21%) PowerShell
4 35 (57.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (50.82%) Windows
6 25 (40.98%) SCCM
6 25 (40.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (37.70%) C#
8 22 (36.07%) VMware
8 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
9 21 (34.43%) Firewall
10 20 (32.79%) .NET
10 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
11 19 (31.15%) IIS
12 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
13 17 (27.87%) SCOM
14 16 (26.23%) Office 365
14 16 (26.23%) DNS
15 15 (24.59%) Identity Management
15 15 (24.59%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (21.31%) ITIL
17 13 (21.31%) DHCP
17 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
19 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (18.03%) PKI
19 11 (18.03%) SSL
19 11 (18.03%) SNMP

Forefront Identity Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (31.15%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (57.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (40.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (26.23%) Office 365
4 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.28%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.28%) PaaS
5 2 (3.28%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Firewall
2 16 (26.23%) DNS
3 13 (21.31%) DHCP
4 11 (18.03%) SNMP
4 11 (18.03%) SSL
4 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) NetScaler
5 6 (9.84%) VLAN
6 5 (8.20%) Skype
7 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.56%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.92%) MPLS
9 2 (3.28%) Network Security
9 2 (3.28%) VPN
10 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.20%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Consultant
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Migration Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) IAM Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) WCF
2 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) PKI
2 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.64%) Unix
7 1 (1.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Identity Management
2 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.11%) Application Packaging
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
5 6 (9.84%) Workflow
6 5 (8.20%) High Availability
7 4 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (4.92%) Email Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Server Building
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
9 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) PowerShell
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) MCITP
5 2 (3.28%) MCP
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 50 (81.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
4 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.64%) vCloud
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) SCCM
2 17 (27.87%) SCOM
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.56%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) McAfee
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Dell
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco
8 3 (4.92%) Juniper
8 3 (4.92%) Lumension
8 3 (4.92%) Meraki
8 3 (4.92%) Nortel
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.64%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto