Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Forefront TMG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront TMG over the 6 months to 14 August 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 Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Forefront TMG 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.41% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Wales median daily rate £450 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £49.19 -

Forefront TMG is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 187 151 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.83% 12.46% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 60
Wales median daily rate £425 £194 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.64% -44.71% +6.87%
10th Percentile £206 £135 £113
90th Percentile £594 £425 £489
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 25
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £15.30 £77.50 £47.60
UK median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.23% - -0.87%

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Forefront TMG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in Wales

Forefront TMG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forefront TMG in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront TMG in Wales

Forefront TMG
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
South Wales - 6 £450 -
Forefront TMG
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Forefront TMG 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Server Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) HNC

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 6 (100.00%) Server Management
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) HNC
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft