The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 30 April 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4  
Contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.60% 3.43% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.89% +18.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £540
% change year-on-year +1.12% -17.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 - -

Forefront Identity Manager is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 125 175 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.12% 8.53% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 109 113
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.39% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Forefront Identity Manager as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront Identity Manager in West Yorkshire

Forefront Identity Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forefront Identity Manager in West Yorkshire

Forefront Identity Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford 0 1 £525 +31.25%
Wakefield - 1 - -
Forefront Identity Manager
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp

Forefront Identity Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Identity Management Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec