The first table below looks at the demand for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 127 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.79% 1.20% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £343
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.40% +25.00%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
252 251 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.83% 10.21% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 100 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.25 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
ISA Server
South East

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISA Server across the Berkshire region.

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server across the Berkshire region.

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISA Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
ISA Server
South East

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISA Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISA Server.

1 8 (100.00%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Websense
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
4 5 (62.50%) KVM
4 5 (62.50%) Data Security
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
4 5 (62.50%) McAfee
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISA Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISA Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) IDOL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
3 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Websense
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) M86 Security
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Meridio
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