Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 826 797
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 45 61 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.52% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 51
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.72% -9.56%
10th Percentile £350 £274 £306
90th Percentile £600 £510 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -41.00% +5.26%

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 11040 11800 9585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.11% 11.08% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7366 7525 5860
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 272 339
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -34.38% +23.85% +0.93%

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 18 October 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 9 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 18 October 2017. 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 +18 36 £463 +15.63%
London -7 24 £450 +16.13%
UK excluding London +12 11 £463 +15.63%
South East +12 6 £475 +5.56%
North of England +70 2 £400 +3.23%
North West +33 2 £400 +37.34%
Scotland - 2 £450 -
West Midlands +31 1 £500 +2.56%
Midlands +28 1 £500 +2.56%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (40.00%) Identity Management
5 17 (37.78%) Windows
6 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 15 (33.33%) Office 365
7 14 (31.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
9 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
10 10 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (20.00%) PKI
12 8 (17.78%) DHCP
12 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 8 (17.78%) Finance
12 8 (17.78%) ITIL
12 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.56%) VMware
14 6 (13.33%) VBScript
14 6 (13.33%) Symantec
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 5 (11.11%) Skype
15 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
15 5 (11.11%) Splunk

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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (33.33%) Office 365
3 14 (31.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DHCP
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) Skype
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.44%) TestRail
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Grunt
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
2 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.44%) IAM Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) IAM Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Server Support
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) OAuth
1 3 (6.67%) SAML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) WAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 10 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.89%) System Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Document Management
7 2 (4.44%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.44%) Test Management
7 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.22%) MIIS
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Symantec
4 5 (11.11%) Dell
4 5 (11.11%) McAfee
4 5 (11.11%) Splunk
4 5 (11.11%) Trustwave
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) AppSense
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.22%) IronPort
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat