The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 - 415
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% - 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £418 £365
% change year-on-year - +14.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Forefront TMG is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2177 2385 2111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.63% 10.30% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1690 1399
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £362 £348
% change year-on-year -0.41% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 89 140
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £24.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -  

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in London

Forefront TMG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forefront TMG in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront TMG in London

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
New Malden - 2 - -
Forefront TMG
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) MOF
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) 802.11
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) ICMP
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) L2TP
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) RIP
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (40.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) MOF
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP