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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 530 535 483
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -52
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 57 21 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.045% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 0.45% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 43
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£375 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £258 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £306 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% +34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.60 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £21.70 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +34.42%
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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
5228 4703 4418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.98% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 2450 2167
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 606 592
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
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 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 31 £325 +4.00% 6
London +3 7 £420 +20.17% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £335 - 1
East of England - 5 £385 - 1
North West -13 2 £273 -9.16% 1
South West -38 2 £375 +1.35% 4
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 53 (56.38%) VMware
4 49 (52.13%) Microsoft
5 43 (45.74%) SAN
6 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (42.55%) SQL
7 37 (39.36%) Citrix
7 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (38.30%) MCSE
9 34 (36.17%) DNS
10 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
11 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (31.91%) IIS
13 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
13 29 (30.85%) Firewall
14 28 (29.79%) SCOM
15 27 (28.72%) DHCP
16 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
17 24 (25.53%) Cisco
17 24 (25.53%) Forefront TMG
18 23 (24.47%) HP
19 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
20 19 (20.21%) Clustering
21 18 (19.15%) Finance
21 18 (19.15%) F5
21 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
22 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
2 30 (31.91%) IIS
3 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
4 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.70%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (7.45%) Lync
9 6 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (6.38%) Apache
10 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 2 (2.13%) CMS
11 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.74%) SAN
2 34 (36.17%) DNS
3 29 (30.85%) Firewall
4 27 (28.72%) DHCP
5 15 (15.96%) LAN
6 14 (14.89%) NAS
7 13 (13.83%) WAN
8 10 (10.64%) VoIP
9 9 (9.57%) VPN
10 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.51%) Network Security
11 6 (6.38%) Wireless
12 5 (5.32%) Internet
13 4 (4.26%) Extranet
13 4 (4.26%) MGCP
13 4 (4.26%) H.323
13 4 (4.26%) SSL
13 4 (4.26%) IPv4
13 4 (4.26%) PBX
13 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) German Language
3 4 (4.26%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Architect
2 10 (10.64%) Server Engineer
2 10 (10.64%) Administrator
3 9 (9.57%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Technical Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Server Support
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
1 4 (4.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.19%) WPF
2 3 (3.19%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.19%) WAP
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.13%) JMS
3 2 (2.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) XML
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Clustering
2 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.38%) Statistics
4 4 (4.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) SCADA
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) DataPower
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) HACMP
7 1 (1.06%) SecurID
7 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.96%) Windows 2000
5 15 (15.96%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.77%) UNIX
7 10 (10.64%) Linux
7 10 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (9.57%) Windows NT
9 5 (5.32%) Solaris
9 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.13%) AIX
11 1 (1.06%) HPUX
11 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Change Management
2 13 (13.83%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Migration
3 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.38%) High Availability
7 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) Workflow
9 3 (3.19%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.19%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (2.13%) Change Control
10 2 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.13%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.51%) VBScript
4 3 (3.19%) VB
4 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.19%) C
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) Jython
5 2 (2.13%) Korn
5 2 (2.13%) KiXtart
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (38.30%) MCSE
3 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.70%) Degree
6 10 (10.64%) MCP
7 7 (7.45%) MCITP
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.13%) MCSA
9 1 (1.06%) CCNP
9 1 (1.06%) CCNA
9 1 (1.06%) CCA
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (25.53%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (17.02%) Hyper-V
5 13 (13.83%) UAG
6 12 (12.77%) Terminal Services
6 12 (12.77%) VMware ESX
7 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (10.64%) XenApp
8 10 (10.64%) vSphere
9 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
10 5 (5.32%) XenServer
11 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (3.19%) MetaFrame
13 2 (2.13%) Firmware
14 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) SCOM
2 17 (18.09%) SCCM
3 13 (13.83%) BladeLogic
4 8 (8.51%) NetBackup
5 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
5 7 (7.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (6.38%) WSUS
7 5 (5.32%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (4.26%) OpenView
8 4 (4.26%) OVSD
8 4 (4.26%) DameWare
9 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (3.19%) Sysprep
9 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
10 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (1.06%) MOM
10 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (1.06%) AppManager
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) VMware
2 49 (52.13%) Microsoft
3 37 (39.36%) Citrix
4 24 (25.53%) Cisco
5 23 (24.47%) HP
6 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
6 18 (19.15%) F5
7 12 (12.77%) IBM
8 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
9 9 (9.57%) Intel
10 8 (8.51%) Avaya
10 8 (8.51%) NetApp
11 7 (7.45%) Nokia
11 7 (7.45%) Juniper
12 6 (6.38%) Oracle
12 6 (6.38%) Websense
13 5 (5.32%) 3PAR
14 4 (4.26%) Polycom
14 4 (4.26%) Clearswift
14 4 (4.26%) Symantec