The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 137 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 0.90% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£250 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% -19.60%
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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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
372 332 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.10% 13.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 153 155
Average daily rate £289 £291 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 75 79
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £38.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) 3Com
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba