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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 188 207 187
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.065% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£300 £313 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +21.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £165
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +142.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
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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
455 475 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.77% 7.74% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 291 291
Average daily rate £403 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 51
Average hourly rate £18.60 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 March 2015, 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%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (16.67%) Database Security
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (16.67%) 3PAR

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Spread Betting
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BCP
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Database Security
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Compaq
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Clearswift