Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 777 871 729
Rank change year-on-year +94 -142 +77
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 63 38 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.29% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 42
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £227 £350
90th Percentile £461 £545 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £450
% change year-on-year +6.91% -22.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £35.98 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.39

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,291 13,139 9,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 12.94% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,842 8,745 6,426
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £272
90th Percentile £675 £627 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 309 215
UK median hourly rate £19.64 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -19.57% +2.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.81 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -6.61%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +92 63 £375 -21.05% 1
UK excluding London +38 43 £375 +6.91% 2
South East +46 34 £375 +6.69%
London +60 20 £368 -26.50%
East of England +12 5 £350 - 1
North of England +11 2 £425 +13.33%
North West +15 1 £400 +6.67%
Midlands +13 1 £440 -
West Midlands +9 1 £440 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 51 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 49 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 44 (69.84%) PowerShell
4 41 (65.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (61.90%) Windows
6 33 (52.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (50.79%) DNS
8 30 (47.62%) DHCP
8 30 (47.62%) SCCM
9 29 (46.03%) Windows Server
10 28 (44.44%) ITIL
11 27 (42.86%) VMware
12 25 (39.68%) Office 365
13 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (34.92%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (34.92%) Firewall
14 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 19 (30.16%) PKI
16 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Intune
17 16 (25.40%) SCOM
17 16 (25.40%) Identity Management
17 16 (25.40%) Citrix
18 15 (23.81%) Dell
18 15 (23.81%) Thin Client
18 15 (23.81%) Application Packaging
18 15 (23.81%) Fat Client
18 15 (23.81%) VLAN
18 15 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (23.81%) NetScaler

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 12 (19.05%) IIS
2 7 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (52.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 25 (39.68%) Office 365
4 5 (7.94%) Yammer
5 2 (3.17%) IaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) DNS
2 30 (47.62%) DHCP
3 22 (34.92%) Firewall
4 15 (23.81%) NetScaler
4 15 (23.81%) VLAN
5 12 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (19.05%) iSCSI
5 12 (19.05%) SAN
6 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (15.87%) SNMP
7 10 (15.87%) SSL
8 7 (11.11%) Skype
9 1 (1.59%) Internet
9 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
9 1 (1.59%) MPLS
9 1 (1.59%) Network Security
9 1 (1.59%) VPN
9 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) PKI
2 15 (23.81%) Fat Client
2 15 (23.81%) Thin Client
3 14 (22.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows Server
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.59%) Unix
7 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) ITIL
2 21 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (25.40%) Identity Management
4 15 (23.81%) Application Packaging
5 13 (20.63%) High Availability
6 12 (19.05%) Service Management
7 9 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.70%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.17%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Automation
10 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.17%) Workflow
11 1 (1.59%) Business Development
11 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.59%) Project Management
11 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (69.84%) PowerShell
2 14 (22.22%) C#
3 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.70%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) R
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) CCA
3 5 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.17%) MCTS
7 1 (1.59%) MCSE
System Software
1 49 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.92%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (23.81%) XenApp
4 15 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 14 (22.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (6.35%) DFS Replication
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.76%) vSphere
8 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.59%) vCloud
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) SCCM
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (25.40%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.17%) WSUS
6 1 (1.59%) MIIS
6 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) VMware
3 16 (25.40%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) Dell
5 14 (22.22%) McAfee
6 4 (6.35%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Lumension
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Juniper
9 1 (1.59%) Meraki
9 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Nortel
9 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto