Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 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 Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 839 838
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1 -27
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 82 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.044% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 28
UK median daily rate £438 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +20.63% -10.11%
10th Percentile £371 £350 £274
90th Percentile £575 £600 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -6.76% +12.12% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.75

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 14,628 11,571 12,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.14% 11.55% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,853 7,729 7,763
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +8.67% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £396
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.30% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 272 273
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -24.47% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.07 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.89 £26.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% -36.26% +27.71%

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 23 October 2018.

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 8 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 23 October 2018. 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 +45 82 £438 -2.78% 8
UK excluding London +38 60 £431 -6.76% 8
South East +22 40 £438 -7.89% 1
London -8 21 £500 +14.29%
North of England -4 9 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -4 9 £450 +12.50%
East of England - 8 £425 - 3
South West - 3 £475 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 72 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 67 (81.71%) Active Directory
3 59 (71.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (64.63%) Office 365
5 52 (63.41%) PowerShell
6 51 (62.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 48 (58.54%) Windows
8 42 (51.22%) Identity Management
9 32 (39.02%) Finance
10 29 (35.37%) Degree
11 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
13 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
13 21 (25.61%) Shell Script
14 20 (24.39%) DHCP
14 20 (24.39%) DNS
14 20 (24.39%) PKI
15 19 (23.17%) Migration
16 18 (21.95%) ITIL
17 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
18 14 (17.07%) Customer Requirements
19 12 (14.63%) SCCM
19 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
20 11 (13.41%) Firewall
20 11 (13.41%) SQL
21 10 (12.20%) Dell
21 10 (12.20%) Citrix
21 10 (12.20%) VMware
21 10 (12.20%) Clustering
21 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008

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 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.20%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (71.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (64.63%) Office 365
3 51 (62.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (9.76%) Yammer
5 6 (7.32%) IaaS
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) DHCP
1 20 (24.39%) DNS
2 11 (13.41%) Firewall
3 10 (12.20%) Skype
4 8 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (9.76%) iSCSI
4 8 (9.76%) NetScaler
4 8 (9.76%) SAN
4 8 (9.76%) VLAN
5 3 (3.66%) Network Security
6 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.22%) LAN
7 1 (1.22%) MPLS
7 1 (1.22%) VPN
7 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Administrator
2 19 (23.17%) Office 365 Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Consultant
4 12 (14.63%) Architect
5 11 (13.41%) Messaging Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Exchange Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Office 365 Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Active Directory Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Azure Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Office 365 Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Active Directory Support
11 2 (2.44%) Azure Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) IT Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) LDAP
1 2 (2.44%) OAuth
1 2 (2.44%) SAML
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 20 (24.39%) PKI
3 10 (12.20%) Clustering
4 8 (9.76%) Fat Client
4 8 (9.76%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (58.54%) Windows
2 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Identity Management
2 19 (23.17%) Migration
3 18 (21.95%) ITIL
4 14 (17.07%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (9.76%) Application Packaging
6 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.76%) High Availability
6 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (7.32%) Service Management
9 4 (4.88%) B2B
9 4 (4.88%) B2C
9 4 (4.88%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.66%) ITSM
10 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.66%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.44%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) PowerShell
2 21 (25.61%) Shell Script
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) CCA
2 8 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CISM
4 4 (4.88%) CISSP
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.88%) GSEC
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 67 (81.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.98%) XenServer
5 8 (9.76%) DFS Replication
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.76%) XenApp
5 8 (9.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.44%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.10%) SCOrch
3 5 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.88%) CASB
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Citrix
2 10 (12.20%) Dell
2 10 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (4.88%) McAfee
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.44%) IronPort
5 2 (2.44%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.44%) NetApp
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
5 2 (2.44%) Symantec
5 2 (2.44%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.22%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Nortel