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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 564 526 544
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 25 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 1.03% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 13
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£328 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £500 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £323 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -2.46%
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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
5300 4952 4775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.84% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3050 2781 2499
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 +15 9 £328 -16.32% 2
South East -37 5 £378 +17.96% 2
South West -8 4 £360 -
North West -33 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 - - 3
West Midlands -1 1 £575 +15.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (83.58%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (46.27%) DNS
5 30 (44.78%) VMware
6 29 (43.28%) SharePoint
7 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (35.82%) IIS
9 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (32.84%) DHCP
10 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
11 19 (28.36%) SQL
11 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
11 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (26.87%) Citrix
13 17 (25.37%) .NET
13 17 (25.37%) ITIL
13 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
14 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (23.88%) Cisco
15 15 (22.39%) SLA
15 15 (22.39%) HP
15 15 (22.39%) SCCM
15 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
16 14 (20.90%) Blackberry
16 14 (20.90%) Firewall
17 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
18 12 (17.91%) SCOM

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (43.28%) SharePoint
2 24 (35.82%) IIS
3 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
4 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (14.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (11.94%) Lync
8 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
8 6 (8.96%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (8.96%) JBoss
8 6 (8.96%) Apache
8 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
9 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) DNS
2 22 (32.84%) DHCP
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) LAN
4 11 (16.42%) WAN
5 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.94%) SAN
6 8 (11.94%) Internet
7 6 (8.96%) VPN
8 5 (7.46%) Intranet
9 3 (4.48%) Extranet
9 3 (4.48%) VLAN
10 2 (2.99%) Network Security
10 2 (2.99%) NAS
10 2 (2.99%) Wireless
10 2 (2.99%) SSL
11 1 (1.49%) LDAP
11 1 (1.49%) VoIP
11 1 (1.49%) IPsec
11 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Local Government
4 3 (4.48%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.99%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Technical Leader
2 8 (11.94%) Administrator
2 8 (11.94%) BizTalk Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Wintel Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.96%) J2EE
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Blackberry
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Replication
6 2 (2.99%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (83.58%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.96%) UNIX
7 5 (7.46%) Android
8 4 (5.97%) Solaris
8 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.49%) HPUX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
2 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (25.37%) ITIL
4 12 (17.91%) CRM
5 10 (14.93%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.94%) Data Management
8 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.46%) Validation
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.46%) Demand Management
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.97%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) VBScript
5 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.46%) MCITP
4 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) CCNA
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.94%) vSphere
4 8 (11.94%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.96%) BitLocker
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.48%) XenApp
8 3 (4.48%) Firmware
9 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.99%) UAG
9 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCCM
2 12 (17.91%) SCOM
3 5 (7.46%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.99%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.78%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 16 (23.88%) Cisco
5 15 (22.39%) HP
6 9 (13.43%) Remedy
7 8 (11.94%) Oracle
8 7 (10.45%) Websense
8 7 (10.45%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.96%) Ektron
9 6 (8.96%) BEA
10 5 (7.46%) Juniper
10 5 (7.46%) Bomgar
11 4 (5.97%) NetApp
11 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.97%) Sun
11 4 (5.97%) EMC
12 3 (4.48%) McAfee
12 3 (4.48%) Symantec
12 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat