Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 777 838
Rank change year-on-year +117 +61 -77
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 30 76 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.084% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.57% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 9
England median daily rate £500 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.37% -7.62%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £420
90th Percentile £543 £568 £598
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £485
% change year-on-year +17.65% -12.37% -7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 8,805 13,434 11,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.44% 14.92% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,947 9,042 7,746
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £477
% change year-on-year - +4.93% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 326 241
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.67 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -12.50%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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
North of England +62 11 £500 +25.00%
North East - 11 £500 -
London +122 10 £525 +5.00% 1
South East +37 6 £425 +6.25%
East of England +32 2 £500 +42.86%
Midlands +55 1 £700 +59.09%
West Midlands +50 1 £700 +59.09%
Forefront Identity Manager
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (83.33%) Windows Server
5 21 (70.00%) Azure
6 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (56.67%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
9 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (43.33%) Office 365
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (33.33%) SQL
11 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (23.33%) Identity Management
13 7 (23.33%) XPath
13 7 (23.33%) Migration
13 7 (23.33%) VMware
13 7 (23.33%) LDAP
13 7 (23.33%) ADSI
13 7 (23.33%) High Availability
13 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (23.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 6 (20.00%) Finance

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 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Azure
2 15 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) Office 365
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 3 (10.00%) SaaS
5 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Skype
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) ADSI
1 7 (23.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) VMS
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) High Availability
2 7 (23.33%) Identity Management
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) Project Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (3.33%) Server Management
5 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Lumension
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto