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 3 months to 27 June 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 Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 584 580
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 22 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.079% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.69% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 25
Median daily rate £488 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £491 £370
% change year-on-year -0.25% +32.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Forefront Identity Manager is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4690 5624 4382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.84% 11.34% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3097 3693 2732
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 121 147
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Forefront Identity Manager as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London 0 18 £500 +26.98% 1
South East +13 3 £463 -22.91%
Forefront Identity Manager
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 60 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 41 (60.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
4 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
5 21 (30.88%) Windows
6 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 20 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
7 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (27.94%) Office 365
8 18 (26.47%) Identity Management
8 18 (26.47%) Migration
9 15 (22.06%) Symantec
9 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (20.59%) McAfee
11 13 (19.12%) DHCP
11 13 (19.12%) DNS
11 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
12 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (17.65%) VMware
12 12 (17.65%) Finance
13 11 (16.18%) Skype for Business
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (16.18%) Skype
14 10 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (14.71%) Dell
15 9 (13.24%) Splunk
15 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
15 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
15 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003

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 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (16.18%) Skype for Business
5 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Endur
1 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (60.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) DHCP
1 13 (19.12%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) Skype
3 7 (10.29%) LDAP
4 5 (7.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.47%) NAS
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.94%) Grunt
1 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) JMeter
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.94%) Maven
1 2 (2.94%) Selenium
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Identity Management Specialist
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Office 365 Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Messaging Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Server Support
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Server Support
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
1 5 (7.35%) ADSI
2 3 (4.41%) SAML
3 2 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) PKI
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
2 18 (26.47%) Identity Management
2 18 (26.47%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
4 7 (10.29%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (7.35%) Release Management
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.41%) Data Mapping
7 3 (4.41%) Service Management
7 3 (4.41%) Workflow
8 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Kanban
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
8 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.82%) VBScript
3 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCTS
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 39 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) KVM
5 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.94%) MIIS
5 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.94%) Puppet
5 2 (2.94%) SCCM
5 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 60 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) Symantec
3 14 (20.59%) McAfee
4 12 (17.65%) VMware
5 10 (14.71%) Dell
6 9 (13.24%) Splunk
6 9 (13.24%) Trustwave
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco
8 4 (5.88%) Sophos
9 3 (4.41%) CyberArk
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.94%) CA
10 2 (2.94%) Citrix
10 2 (2.94%) HP
11 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.47%) SAP