The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 204 222 216
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.15% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £324 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -19.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +34.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
563 674 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.58% 9.28% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 434 363
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £35.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) BCP
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Extranet
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Websense
4 1 (16.67%) IBM