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 3 months to 24 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 Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 612 618
Rank change year-on-year +56 +6  
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 39 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.081% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 19
Median daily rate £500 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £607 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £540
% change year-on-year +5.55% -16.66%  
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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4658 5626 4787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.06% 10.06% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3092 3560 2902
Median daily rate £475 £450 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 134 199
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.33 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.50 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.89 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.51% +11.46%  

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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 18 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 3 months to 24 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
England +51 37 £500 +2.56% 1
London +53 27 £500 - 1
City of London +10 5 £569 +10.97%
North West +33 4 £450 +6.25%
Cheshire +30 3 £450 +6.25%
Yorkshire +26 2 £525 +41.89%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £525 +41.89%
South East +3 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Bradford -3 1 £525 +31.25%
Manchester - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 51 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (37.63%) Identity Access Management
5 32 (34.41%) Windows
6 27 (29.03%) Identity Management
6 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
7 26 (27.96%) Migration
8 24 (25.81%) DNS
8 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
9 21 (22.58%) DHCP
9 21 (22.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 20 (21.51%) Office 365
10 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
11 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
12 15 (16.13%) LDAP
12 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
13 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (13.98%) ITIL
14 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (10.75%) Symantec
15 10 (10.75%) Oracle
15 10 (10.75%) VMware
16 9 (9.68%) PKI
16 9 (9.68%) Intel Security
16 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
16 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (9.68%) Skype

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 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.98%) 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
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Endur
1 1 (1.08%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 51 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (22.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 20 (21.51%) Office 365
4 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.30%) IaaS
6 3 (3.23%) PaaS
7 2 (2.15%) SaaS
8 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) DNS
2 21 (22.58%) DHCP
3 15 (16.13%) LDAP
4 9 (9.68%) Skype
5 8 (8.60%) Kerberos
6 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.23%) DMARC
7 3 (3.23%) SMTP
8 2 (2.15%) Firewall
8 2 (2.15%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) MPLS
8 2 (2.15%) Network Security
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) VPN
8 2 (2.15%) WAN
9 1 (1.08%) ADSL
9 1 (1.08%) NAS
9 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) 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 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Architect
2 15 (16.13%) Identity Management Specialist
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Office 365 Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Azure Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Identity Management Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Identity Management Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 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%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) 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 2 (2.15%) Linux
6 2 (2.15%) Unix
6 2 (2.15%) VMS
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Identity Access Management
2 27 (29.03%) Identity Management
3 26 (27.96%) Migration
4 13 (13.98%) ITIL
5 8 (8.60%) Data Mapping
6 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.30%) Analytics
7 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.30%) Release Management
7 4 (4.30%) Validation
8 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.23%) Change Management
8 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.15%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.15%) Project Management
9 2 (2.15%) Test Scripting
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%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) 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
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) KVM
3 1 (1.08%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
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
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.23%) Puppet
4 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
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%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Symantec
2 10 (10.75%) VMware
3 9 (9.68%) Intel Security
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 5 (5.38%) Dell
6 4 (4.30%) Splunk
6 4 (4.30%) Trustwave
7 3 (3.23%) Citrix
7 3 (3.23%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.23%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.23%) Sophos
8 2 (2.15%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.15%) CA
8 2 (2.15%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.08%) HP
9 1 (1.08%) Remedy
9 1 (1.08%) SAP