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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
Rank 548 579 597
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18  
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 51 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 1.00% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 16
Median daily rate £481 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £450 £540
% change year-on-year -26.66% -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 4480 4910 4385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.02% 9.30% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2995 3108 2588
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 131 166
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 26 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 23 March 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 +36 49 £481 -3.75% 2
London +27 27 £500 -2.43% 1
North West +26 8 £450 +6.25%
City of London +14 8 £550 +7.31%
East Midlands - 6 £330 -
Derbyshire - 6 £330 -
Manchester - 5 - -
Derby - 5 £330 -
Cheshire +30 3 £450 +6.25%
Yorkshire +8 2 £525 +53.28% 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 £525 +53.28% 1
South West +2 2 - -
South East 0 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
Bracknell -4 1 - -
East of England -5 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 £525 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 87 (87.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
3 49 (49.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (36.00%) Identity Access Management
5 35 (35.00%) Windows
6 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
7 29 (29.00%) Migration
8 27 (27.00%) Identity Management
9 25 (25.00%) Office 365
10 24 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 24 (24.00%) DNS
11 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
11 22 (22.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (20.00%) DHCP
13 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
13 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
14 15 (15.00%) Skype for Business
14 15 (15.00%) LDAP
14 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
14 15 (15.00%) ITIL
15 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (13.00%) Skype
17 12 (12.00%) VMware
18 11 (11.00%) Oracle
18 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
19 10 (10.00%) Symantec
19 10 (10.00%) PKI
20 9 (9.00%) Intel Security

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.00%) IIS
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Endur
1 1 (1.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (49.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (25.00%) Office 365
3 22 (22.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.00%) IaaS
6 3 (3.00%) PaaS
6 3 (3.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) DNS
2 20 (20.00%) DHCP
3 15 (15.00%) LDAP
4 13 (13.00%) Skype
5 8 (8.00%) Kerberos
6 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.00%) DMARC
7 3 (3.00%) Firewall
7 3 (3.00%) LAN
7 3 (3.00%) Network Security
7 3 (3.00%) SMTP
8 2 (2.00%) MPLS
8 2 (2.00%) SAN
8 2 (2.00%) VLAN
8 2 (2.00%) VPN
8 2 (2.00%) WAN
9 1 (1.00%) ADSL
9 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.00%) IPv4
9 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.00%) Grunt
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) JMeter
1 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.00%) Maven
1 1 (1.00%) Selenium
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Architect
2 14 (14.00%) Identity Management Specialist
3 11 (11.00%) Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
5 9 (9.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Azure Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Messaging Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Active Directory Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Identity Management Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Identity Management Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) SAML
3 5 (5.00%) ADSI
3 5 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) OpenID
4 1 (1.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) PKI
2 8 (8.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Unix
7 2 (2.00%) VMS
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) Identity Access Management
2 29 (29.00%) Migration
3 27 (27.00%) Identity Management
4 15 (15.00%) ITIL
5 10 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (8.00%) Data Mapping
7 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) Presales
7 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) Validation
9 4 (4.00%) Analytics
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.00%) Project Management
9 4 (4.00%) Release Management
10 3 (3.00%) Change Management
10 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.00%) Workflow
11 2 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.00%) SQL
4 3 (3.00%) Java
4 3 (3.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) C
5 2 (2.00%) C#
5 2 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.00%) PMO
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.00%) SCCM
3 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.00%) WSUS
4 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.00%) Puppet
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.00%) MIIS
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 87 (87.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) VMware
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle
4 10 (10.00%) Symantec
5 9 (9.00%) Cisco
5 9 (9.00%) Intel Security
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
7 4 (4.00%) Citrix
7 4 (4.00%) Sophos
7 4 (4.00%) Splunk
7 4 (4.00%) Trustwave
8 3 (3.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.00%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.00%) Remedy
9 2 (2.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
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