Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 789 809
Rank change year-on-year -52 +20 +4
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 60 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.074% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 46
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £322 £350 £319
90th Percentile £500 £609 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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 13,687 10,613 12,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 11.06% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,099 7,004 7,934
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £388
% change year-on-year +1.55% +8.00% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 234 270
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -16.67% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.85 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.73% +15.18%

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 22 July 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 10 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 22 July 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 -54 51 £425 -15.00% 5
UK excluding London -3 40 £425 -5.56% 2
South East -5 21 £425 -10.53%
London -69 13 £450 -10.00% 3
North West -15 8 £450 +5.88%
North of England -22 8 £450 -
East of England - 8 £425 -
Wales - 2 £213 -
Midlands -8 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
3 43 (71.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (65.00%) Office 365
5 35 (58.33%) Windows
6 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
7 33 (55.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (36.67%) Identity Management
9 21 (35.00%) DHCP
9 21 (35.00%) DNS
10 19 (31.67%) ITIL
11 17 (28.33%) Finance
11 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
12 13 (21.67%) Migration
12 13 (21.67%) PKI
12 13 (21.67%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (20.00%) Skype
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (20.00%) Skype for Business
13 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 11 (18.33%) Citrix
14 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.33%) Degree
14 11 (18.33%) VMware
14 11 (18.33%) Clustering
14 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
15 10 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (16.67%) Application Packaging

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (65.00%) Office 365
3 33 (55.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (13.33%) Yammer
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) DHCP
1 21 (35.00%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) Skype
3 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 8 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 8 (13.33%) SAN
4 8 (13.33%) VLAN
5 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Consultant
2 14 (23.33%) Architect
3 12 (20.00%) Administrator
4 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Office 365 Administrator
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Messaging Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
7 6 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
8 4 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) Identity Management Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) IT Support
10 2 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) LDAP
2 3 (5.00%) OAuth
2 3 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) PKI
2 11 (18.33%) Clustering
2 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 8 (13.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.33%) Linux
6 5 (8.33%) SUSE
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Identity Management
2 19 (31.67%) ITIL
3 13 (21.67%) Identity Access Management
3 13 (21.67%) Migration
4 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (16.67%) Application Packaging
6 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (13.33%) High Availability
7 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) Email Filtering
8 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Task Automation
9 3 (5.00%) Workflow
10 2 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (11.67%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) CCA
2 8 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
4 2 (3.33%) MCTS
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (16.67%) XenApp
2 10 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.33%) DFS Replication
4 8 (13.33%) XenServer
5 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (15.00%) SCCM
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Citrix
2 11 (18.33%) VMware
3 10 (16.67%) Dell
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) Clearswift
5 4 (6.67%) IronPort
5 4 (6.67%) Micro Focus
5 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Apple
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) NVIDIA
7 2 (3.33%) Splunk
7 2 (3.33%) Symantec
7 2 (3.33%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.67%) Sophos