Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 836 807
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 +11
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 38 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.055% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.50% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 49
UK median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% -
10th Percentile £335 £272 £325
90th Percentile £600 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +23.33% -16.67% -
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 11635 11702 9817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7869 7483 5990
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 269 335
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.96 £12.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £19.27
% change year-on-year -31.91% +21.98% -3.96%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -5 31 £438 +12.90% 2
London -22 16 £388 -1.59%
UK excluding London +20 14 £463 +23.33% 2
North of England +61 6 £450 +33.33% 1
North West +24 6 £450 +54.51% 1
South East 0 5 £513 +13.89%
Scotland - 2 - -
Midlands +28 1 £500 +2.56%
West Midlands +23 1 £500 +2.56%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) Identity Management
5 15 (39.47%) Office 365
6 13 (34.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
7 10 (26.32%) ITIL
7 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.68%) DHCP
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) SCCM
8 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
10 7 (18.42%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (18.42%) Skype
10 7 (18.42%) McAfee
10 7 (18.42%) PKI
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (13.16%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) VMware
12 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco
12 5 (13.16%) C#
12 5 (13.16%) Citrix
12 5 (13.16%) WSUS

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (39.47%) Office 365
3 13 (34.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DHCP
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Skype
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) TestRail
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Architect
4 2 (5.26%) IAM Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Management Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) OAuth
1 3 (7.89%) SAML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) PKI
2 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) SUSE
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Identity Management
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.53%) Email Filtering
6 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCTS
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) WSUS
3 4 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.63%) MIIS
5 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) McAfee
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) IronPort
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Clearswift
4 4 (10.53%) Lumension
4 4 (10.53%) Micro Focus
4 4 (10.53%) MobileIron
4 4 (10.53%) NetApp
4 4 (10.53%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 3 (7.89%) Trustwave
6 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat