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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 546 536 487
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 31 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.072% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.76% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £291 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £178
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +111.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -42.40%
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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
4960 4744 4077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.55% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2485 2001
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 578 600
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 April 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

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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 April 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 -9 10 £350 +4.47% 3
South East -12 8 £325 -2.98% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £226 - 1
South West +6 4 £325 -13.33%
East Midlands - 3 £378 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
3 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.94%) DNS
6 26 (39.39%) VMware
7 25 (37.88%) SharePoint
8 24 (36.36%) DHCP
9 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (30.30%) HP
11 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
11 19 (28.79%) SCOM
12 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (27.27%) .NET
12 18 (27.27%) IIS
12 18 (27.27%) Citrix
12 18 (27.27%) Firewall
13 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (22.73%) SQL
15 15 (22.73%) CRM
15 15 (22.73%) Finance
16 13 (19.70%) SCCM
17 12 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
17 12 (18.18%) SAN
18 11 (16.67%) Cisco
18 11 (16.67%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 25 (37.88%) SharePoint
2 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
3 18 (27.27%) IIS
4 16 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (15.15%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (12.12%) Lync
9 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (6.06%) Apache
11 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) DNS
2 24 (36.36%) DHCP
3 18 (27.27%) Firewall
4 12 (18.18%) SAN
5 11 (16.67%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) WAN
6 10 (15.15%) LAN
7 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.64%) Internet
8 8 (12.12%) Wireless
8 8 (12.12%) SMTP
8 8 (12.12%) SSL
9 6 (9.09%) Network Security
10 5 (7.58%) NAS
11 4 (6.06%) HTTP
11 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
12 3 (4.55%) Broadband
13 2 (3.03%) LDAP
13 2 (3.03%) Intranet
14 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Local Government
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Administrator
2 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Security Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) IT Support
8 2 (3.03%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) PKI
4 3 (4.55%) Spread Betting
5 2 (3.03%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 2000
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (7.58%) UNIX
6 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.73%) CRM
3 11 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) Change Management
5 7 (10.61%) Security Management
6 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.06%) Information Security
7 4 (6.06%) Network Design
8 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.03%) Data Management
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.03%) Time Management
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) VBScript
5 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.15%) MCSE
2 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CISA
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) MCTS
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (12.12%) vSphere
4 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (6.06%) XenApp
6 4 (6.06%) UAG
7 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.52%) Firmware
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) SCOM
2 13 (19.70%) SCCM
3 7 (10.61%) WSUS
4 4 (6.06%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.55%) BladeLogic
5 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (39.39%) VMware
3 20 (30.30%) HP
4 18 (27.27%) Citrix
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco
6 8 (12.12%) Remedy
6 8 (12.12%) Aruba
7 4 (6.06%) McAfee
7 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.06%) SurfControl
8 3 (4.55%) Websense
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) Compaq
8 3 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.55%) Intel
8 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.03%) M86 Security
9 2 (3.03%) RightFax
9 2 (3.03%) AppSense