Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 817 801
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -18
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 68 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.070% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.64% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 54
UK median daily rate £495 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £276
90th Percentile £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £416
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.17% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10514 11874 9641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.99% 10.89% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 7651 5901
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +8.28% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 253 343
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +8.99% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.22 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.61% +12.20% +2.19%

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Forefront Identity Manager as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. 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
England +49 60 £500 +17.65%
London +29 42 £500 +25.00%
UK excluding London +29 16 £463 +5.71%
North of England +55 7 £450 +9.49%
South East 0 6 £475 -
North West +32 5 £425 +17.73%
Yorkshire +28 2 £525 +27.27%
West Midlands +33 1 £500 +2.56%
Midlands +25 1 £500 +2.56%
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 56 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 42 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
5 21 (30.88%) Office 365
6 20 (29.41%) Windows
7 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
7 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (25.00%) Identity Management
9 16 (23.53%) VMware
10 15 (22.06%) Migration
11 14 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
12 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
12 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (17.65%) Skype for Business
13 12 (17.65%) Skype
13 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 10 (14.71%) Symantec
14 10 (14.71%) DHCP
14 10 (14.71%) DNS
14 10 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (13.24%) Trustwave
15 9 (13.24%) Splunk
15 9 (13.24%) ITIL
15 9 (13.24%) Dell
15 9 (13.24%) McAfee
15 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007

Forefront Identity Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (30.88%) Office 365
3 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Skype
2 10 (14.71%) DHCP
2 10 (14.71%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Grunt
2 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) JMeter
2 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.94%) Maven
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) TestRail
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Architect
2 8 (11.76%) Exchange Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Office 365 Architect
4 6 (8.82%) IAM Specialist
4 6 (8.82%) Identity Management Specialist
5 5 (7.35%) Messaging Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Server Support
7 3 (4.41%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server Support
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) SAML
2 3 (4.41%) OAuth
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) WAP
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) PKI
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.94%) Unix
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 15 (22.06%) Migration
3 14 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.88%) System Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Task Automation
7 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.41%) Project Management
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) Ticket Management
8 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Document Management
9 2 (2.94%) Release Management
9 2 (2.94%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.76%) VBScript
3 4 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) MCTS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 10 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (8.82%) SCCM
3 4 (5.88%) SCOM
4 3 (4.41%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.41%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
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
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.47%) MIIS
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) VMware
3 10 (14.71%) Symantec
4 9 (13.24%) Dell
4 9 (13.24%) McAfee
4 9 (13.24%) Splunk
4 9 (13.24%) Trustwave
5 5 (7.35%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Sophos
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) CA
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (1.47%) AppSense
8 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu