The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 555 523 482
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -41
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 34 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.74% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 22
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£310 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £297 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £20.50 £97.00
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
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 England

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in England

ISA Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISA Server Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 11 £335 +7.20% 3
London +1 8 £363 +3.57% 3
South West -22 4 £325 -12.63% 5
East Midlands - 4 £238 -
Yorkshire -8 3 - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 64 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 50 (59.52%) VMware
4 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
5 41 (48.81%) SAN
6 40 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (41.67%) MCSE
10 34 (40.48%) SCOM
11 33 (39.29%) Citrix
12 31 (36.90%) SQL
12 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
14 28 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
15 26 (30.95%) IIS
16 25 (29.76%) DNS
17 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (26.19%) SCCM
19 21 (25.00%) SLA
20 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
20 20 (23.81%) Firewall
21 19 (22.62%) Finance
21 19 (22.62%) Clustering
22 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
22 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
22 17 (20.24%) Change Management
22 17 (20.24%) Blackberry
23 16 (19.05%) Windows 2000
23 16 (19.05%) DHCP

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 26 (30.95%) IIS
3 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (15.48%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 11 (13.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (11.90%) Lync
8 9 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (7.14%) Apache
11 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (2.38%) CMS
12 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (48.81%) SAN
2 25 (29.76%) DNS
3 20 (23.81%) Firewall
4 16 (19.05%) DHCP
5 15 (17.86%) NAS
6 11 (13.10%) VoIP
6 11 (13.10%) WAN
7 9 (10.71%) LAN
7 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.52%) Network Security
9 6 (7.14%) Internet
10 4 (4.76%) SSL
10 4 (4.76%) VPN
10 4 (4.76%) PBX
10 4 (4.76%) Broadband
10 4 (4.76%) MGCP
10 4 (4.76%) Extranet
10 4 (4.76%) H.323
11 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) German Language
4 3 (3.57%) Law
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Administrator
2 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Technical Architect
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) J2EE
2 2 (2.38%) JMS
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Clustering
2 17 (20.24%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) Replication
4 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) HACMP
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Statistics
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.38%) DataPower
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.19%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 40 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.05%) Windows 2000
6 13 (15.48%) UNIX
6 13 (15.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (13.10%) Windows NT
8 9 (10.71%) Linux
9 5 (5.95%) Solaris
9 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.38%) AIX
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Change Management
2 13 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (15.48%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.52%) Migration
4 7 (8.33%) ITIL
5 6 (7.14%) High Availability
6 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.57%) Change Control
7 3 (3.57%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.38%) BCP
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.38%) Database Tuning
8 2 (2.38%) Database Security
9 1 (1.19%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (2.38%) Perl
4 2 (2.38%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) Korn
4 2 (2.38%) Jython
4 2 (2.38%) KiXtart
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (41.67%) MCSE
3 12 (14.29%) Degree
4 9 (10.71%) MCITP
5 6 (7.14%) MCP
6 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
5 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 14 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (15.48%) UAG
7 10 (11.90%) vSphere
8 7 (8.33%) XenApp
9 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.57%) Firmware
10 3 (3.57%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.19%) XenServer
11 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 34 (40.48%) SCOM
2 22 (26.19%) SCCM
3 15 (17.86%) BladeLogic
4 8 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 7 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 5 (5.95%) WSUS
7 4 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.76%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.19%) MOM
9 1 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) VMware
2 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (39.29%) Citrix
4 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco
6 14 (16.67%) HP
6 14 (16.67%) F5
7 11 (13.10%) Intel
8 8 (9.52%) IBM
8 8 (9.52%) Avaya
8 8 (9.52%) Juniper
8 8 (9.52%) NetApp
9 6 (7.14%) Websense
10 5 (5.95%) Symantec
11 4 (4.76%) Oracle
11 4 (4.76%) Veritas
11 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.76%) Polycom
12 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
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