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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK / England
Rank 526 566 568
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 48 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.096% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.17% 1.03% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 18
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £410 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £500 £540
% change year-on-year -34.00% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 - -

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 4097 4579 4100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.93% 9.33% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2926 2458
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 166
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +40 26 £500 - 1
North West +34 8 £450 +6.25%
East Midlands - 6 £330 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £525 +54.41%
South East +7 2 - -
South West +3 2 - -
East of England -3 1 - -
Forefront Identity Manager
UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
2 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 49 (52.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (38.71%) Identity Access Management
5 34 (36.56%) Windows
6 27 (29.03%) Identity Management
6 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
7 25 (26.88%) Migration
8 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 24 (25.81%) DNS
9 22 (23.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
11 20 (21.51%) DHCP
12 19 (20.43%) Office 365
13 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
14 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
14 15 (16.13%) LDAP
14 15 (16.13%) ITIL
15 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (11.83%) Oracle
16 11 (11.83%) VMware
17 10 (10.75%) Symantec
17 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
18 9 (9.68%) Intel Security
18 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
18 9 (9.68%) Cisco

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related 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 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Endur
1 1 (1.08%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (52.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (23.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (20.43%) Office 365
4 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.30%) IaaS
6 3 (3.23%) PaaS
6 3 (3.23%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) DNS
2 20 (21.51%) DHCP
3 15 (16.13%) LDAP
4 8 (8.60%) Kerberos
5 7 (7.53%) Skype
5 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.23%) DMARC
6 3 (3.23%) Firewall
6 3 (3.23%) LAN
6 3 (3.23%) Network Security
6 3 (3.23%) SMTP
7 2 (2.15%) MPLS
7 2 (2.15%) SAN
7 2 (2.15%) VLAN
7 2 (2.15%) VPN
7 2 (2.15%) WAN
8 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.08%) IPv4
8 1 (1.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.08%) Grunt
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
1 1 (1.08%) JMeter
1 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.08%) Maven
1 1 (1.08%) Selenium
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Identity Management Specialist
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Administrator
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Office 365 Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Identity Management Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Identity Management Administrator
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.15%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) SAML
3 5 (5.38%) ADSI
3 5 (5.38%) OAuth
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) OpenID
4 1 (1.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) PKI
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
3 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Linux
7 2 (2.15%) Unix
7 2 (2.15%) VMS
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Identity Access Management
2 27 (29.03%) Identity Management
3 25 (26.88%) Migration
4 15 (16.13%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) Data Mapping
6 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Validation
8 4 (4.30%) Analytics
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.30%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.30%) Project Management
8 4 (4.30%) Release Management
9 3 (3.23%) Change Management
9 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.23%) Workflow
10 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.38%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) Java
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.08%) PMO
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.08%) KVM
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.08%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (5.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.23%) Puppet
4 3 (3.23%) SCCM
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (2.15%) SCOM
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.08%) MIIS
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.08%) Simpana
Vendors
1 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) VMware
3 10 (10.75%) Symantec
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco
4 9 (9.68%) Intel Security
5 6 (6.45%) Dell
6 4 (4.30%) Citrix
6 4 (4.30%) Sophos
6 4 (4.30%) Splunk
6 4 (4.30%) Trustwave
7 3 (3.23%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.23%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.15%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.15%) CA
8 2 (2.15%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.15%) Remedy
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian