Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 863 824
Rank change year-on-year +48 -39 +21
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 89 35 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.29% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 24
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -12.20% +13.89%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £283
90th Percentile £572 £540 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £513
% change year-on-year -5.56% -12.20% +13.89%
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 15,209 12,235 11,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.51% 11.85% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,225 8,299 7,361
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 281 268
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +7.38% -21.38% +8.93%

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 December 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 18 December 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 +61 89 £438 -2.78% 2
UK excluding London +26 69 £425 -5.56%
South East +40 52 £425 -22.73%
London +28 19 £475 +11.76% 2
North West -6 7 £425 -5.56%
North of England -11 7 £425 -5.56%
East of England - 6 £425 -
South West - 4 £475 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 81 (91.01%) Microsoft
2 73 (82.02%) Active Directory
3 66 (74.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (68.54%) Office 365
5 60 (67.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 60 (67.42%) PowerShell
6 59 (66.29%) Windows
7 42 (47.19%) Identity Management
8 31 (34.83%) Finance
8 31 (34.83%) Degree
8 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (30.34%) DNS
10 26 (29.21%) DHCP
11 24 (26.97%) Data Centre
11 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
12 23 (25.84%) PKI
12 23 (25.84%) ITIL
13 22 (24.72%) Shell Script
14 21 (23.60%) Migration
15 20 (22.47%) SharePoint
16 17 (19.10%) SCCM
17 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
18 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Intune
19 14 (15.73%) Dell
19 14 (15.73%) Citrix
19 14 (15.73%) VMware
20 13 (14.61%) Microsoft App-V
20 13 (14.61%) NetScaler

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 20 (22.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (74.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (68.54%) Office 365
3 60 (67.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.11%) Yammer
5 7 (7.87%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) DNS
2 26 (29.21%) DHCP
3 13 (14.61%) NetScaler
3 13 (14.61%) VLAN
4 12 (13.48%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (13.48%) Firewall
4 12 (13.48%) iSCSI
4 12 (13.48%) SAN
5 9 (10.11%) Skype
6 3 (3.37%) Network Security
7 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Administrator
2 22 (24.72%) Office 365 Administrator
3 14 (15.73%) Consultant
4 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Messaging Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Exchange Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Office 365 Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Active Directory Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) Active Directory Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Active Directory Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Azure Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Azure Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Office 365 Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Office 365 Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) PowerShell Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Data Centre
2 23 (25.84%) PKI
3 13 (14.61%) Fat Client
3 13 (14.61%) Thin Client
4 12 (13.48%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Identity Management
2 23 (25.84%) ITIL
3 21 (23.60%) Migration
4 13 (14.61%) Application Packaging
4 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (13.48%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (13.48%) High Availability
6 10 (11.24%) Service Management
7 8 (8.99%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.99%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (7.87%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.49%) B2B
9 4 (4.49%) B2C
9 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) PowerShell
2 22 (24.72%) Shell Script
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.11%) CCA
3 9 (10.11%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (5.62%) MCITP
4 5 (5.62%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) MCTS
5 4 (4.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.49%) CISM
5 4 (4.49%) CISSP
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.49%) GSEC
5 4 (4.49%) MCSA
6 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 73 (82.02%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (14.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (14.61%) XenApp
4 13 (14.61%) XenDesktop
4 13 (14.61%) XenServer
5 9 (10.11%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) SCCM
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.62%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.49%) CASB
4 4 (4.49%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.12%) MIIS
6 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (91.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Citrix
2 14 (15.73%) Dell
2 14 (15.73%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) McAfee
4 2 (2.25%) Splunk
4 2 (2.25%) Symantec
4 2 (2.25%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.12%) CyberArk