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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 523 494 481
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 34 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.05% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 13
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£310 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.25
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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
4472 4303 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.65% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2247 1867
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 510 729
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -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 28 January 2015.

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
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 28 January 2015. 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
London +7 13 £328 -0.75% 4
South East -12 9 - - 3
East Midlands +19 3 £238 -
South West -22 3 £325 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 75 (85.23%) Windows
2 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
3 50 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 46 (52.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (51.14%) VMware
6 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (38.64%) Citrix
9 32 (36.36%) SAN
9 32 (36.36%) SCOM
10 30 (34.09%) SQL
11 29 (32.95%) IIS
11 29 (32.95%) MCSE
12 28 (31.82%) Forefront TMG
13 26 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (27.27%) Finance
15 24 (27.27%) DNS
15 24 (27.27%) MS Exchange
16 22 (25.00%) Firewall
16 22 (25.00%) SCCM
17 21 (23.86%) SharePoint
18 20 (22.73%) SLA
19 19 (21.59%) Performance Tuning
20 18 (20.45%) HP
20 18 (20.45%) Change Management
20 18 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
20 18 (20.45%) Clustering
21 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
21 17 (19.32%) Cisco

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (32.95%) IIS
2 24 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 21 (23.86%) SharePoint
4 18 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (11.36%) Lync
6 10 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (10.23%) Apache
7 9 (10.23%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
12 2 (2.27%) CMS
12 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) SAN
2 24 (27.27%) DNS
3 22 (25.00%) Firewall
4 16 (18.18%) DHCP
5 12 (13.64%) VPN
5 12 (13.64%) NAS
6 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.50%) WAN
7 10 (11.36%) SSL
8 9 (10.23%) SMTP
8 9 (10.23%) LAN
8 9 (10.23%) Internet
9 8 (9.09%) VoIP
10 7 (7.95%) Network Security
11 6 (6.82%) Wireless
11 6 (6.82%) HTTP
12 5 (5.68%) Broadband
13 4 (4.55%) MGCP
13 4 (4.55%) H.323
13 4 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) German Language
4 3 (3.41%) Local Government
5 2 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Administrator
2 11 (12.50%) Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) Server Support
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.41%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.68%) Middleware
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.27%) J2EE
5 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) JMS
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Clustering
2 14 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
6 2 (2.27%) DataPower
6 2 (2.27%) Spread Betting
6 2 (2.27%) HACMP
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 75 (85.23%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 14 (15.91%) UNIX
7 13 (14.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (11.36%) Windows NT
9 7 (7.95%) Linux
10 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.55%) Solaris
12 3 (3.41%) AIX
13 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.14%) HPUX
14 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (20.45%) Change Management
3 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
4 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.82%) CRM
5 6 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.68%) High Availability
6 5 (5.68%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Network Design
7 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.55%) Information Security
7 4 (4.55%) Security Management
8 3 (3.41%) Change Control
8 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.41%) Project Management
9 2 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.27%) Data Management
9 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) VBScript
4 4 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) Korn
6 2 (2.27%) Jython
6 2 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (32.95%) MCSE
3 14 (15.91%) Degree
4 7 (7.95%) MCITP
5 6 (6.82%) MCP
6 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (31.82%) Forefront TMG
3 26 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.77%) Terminal Services
6 12 (13.64%) vSphere
6 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (13.64%) UAG
7 11 (12.50%) VMware ESX
8 7 (7.95%) XenApp
9 6 (6.82%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.41%) MetaFrame
10 3 (3.41%) Firmware
11 1 (1.14%) XenServer
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (36.36%) SCOM
2 22 (25.00%) SCCM
3 14 (15.91%) BladeLogic
4 7 (7.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.82%) WSUS
6 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 45 (51.14%) VMware
3 34 (38.64%) Citrix
4 18 (20.45%) HP
5 17 (19.32%) Cisco
6 12 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 12 (13.64%) F5
7 10 (11.36%) Intel
8 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.95%) Avaya
9 6 (6.82%) Aruba
10 5 (5.68%) IBM
10 5 (5.68%) NetApp
11 4 (4.55%) SurfControl
11 4 (4.55%) Polycom
11 4 (4.55%) Remedy
11 4 (4.55%) Juniper
11 4 (4.55%) Veritas
11 4 (4.55%) Websense
11 4 (4.55%) Oracle