Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 16 October 2018 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 - 163
Rank change year-on-year - +163 -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% - 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Manchester median daily rate £300 - £290
10th Percentile £275 - £275
90th Percentile £340 - £305
North West median daily rate £300 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 473 309 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.14% 10.86% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 177 244
Manchester median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.67% +18.58%
10th Percentile £130 £117 £163
90th Percentile £629 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 34
Manchester median hourly rate £13.38 £15.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.71% +16.98% -1.85%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.80 £9.55
90th Percentile £28.12 £32.30 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.93% -3.45%

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Forefront TMG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in Manchester

Forefront TMG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront TMG in Manchester

Forefront TMG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forefront TMG in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware