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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 151 187 203
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +16
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +2.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
278 448 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.86% 8.90% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 307 330
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Bomgar
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Bomgar
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC