Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 785 793
Rank change year-on-year -45 +8 +27
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 29 73 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.076% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 54
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.31% +16.12%
10th Percentile £378 £309 £338
90th Percentile £522 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £480
% change year-on-year +9.09% -14.06% +16.36%
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% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -41.00% +11.11%

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 11,320 10,279 9,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.39% 10.73% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,715 6,543 5,633
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 243 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.55 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% -2.63% -7.32%

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 15 January 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 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 15 January 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 -68 24 £450 -5.26% 8
London -41 14 £450 -14.29% 2
UK excluding London -18 10 £450 +9.09% 6
North of England +26 5 £450 -18.18%
North West +7 5 £450 +50.00%
South East -13 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Midlands +6 1 £500 +51.52% 2
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, 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 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 13 (44.83%) SCCM
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) Identity Management
8 9 (31.03%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) Office 365
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) IronPort
11 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.69%) VMware
12 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
12 5 (17.24%) PKI
12 5 (17.24%) McAfee

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 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (31.03%) Office 365
3 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DHCP
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Support Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IAM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) OAuth
1 3 (10.34%) SAML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) SUSE
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Identity Management
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
3 5 (17.24%) Email Filtering
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) Task Automation
4 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) IronPort
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Clearswift
4 5 (17.24%) Lumension
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
4 5 (17.24%) Micro Focus
4 5 (17.24%) MobileIron
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec