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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 597 568 556
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 24 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.061% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 24
Average daily rate £425 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-60.93% +77.77%
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UK

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
5671 5151 4940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.07% 10.18% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3540 2859 2582
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 625 592
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 £43.00 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 18 £450 +38.46% 4
East Midlands +6 2 £350 -7.46%
South West -2 2 £425 +30.76%
London -21 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 32 (58.18%) Firewall
5 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
6 24 (43.64%) Internet
7 23 (41.82%) WSUS
8 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 17 (30.91%) DNS
9 17 (30.91%) Wireless
10 16 (29.09%) Security Management
10 16 (29.09%) PKI
10 16 (29.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (29.09%) Wireless Security
10 16 (29.09%) Network Architecture
10 16 (29.09%) UAG
11 15 (27.27%) Identity Management
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco
13 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
13 13 (23.64%) DHCP
13 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (21.82%) VMware
14 12 (21.82%) Oracle
14 12 (21.82%) IIS
15 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (18.18%) Degree
16 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
16 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 10 (18.18%) SLA

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) IIS
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) Internet
3 17 (30.91%) DNS
3 17 (30.91%) Wireless
4 16 (29.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (29.09%) Wireless Security
5 13 (23.64%) DHCP
6 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.36%) VPN
8 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.09%) Network Security
10 3 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (5.45%) SAN
10 3 (5.45%) SSL
11 2 (3.64%) HTTP
11 2 (3.64%) LDAP
11 2 (3.64%) Skype
11 2 (3.64%) WAN
12 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) IT Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Web Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support
5 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Flash
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.64%) XMPP
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) PKI
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) EMC VNX
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.82%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 33 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Unix
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Network Architecture
1 16 (29.09%) Security Management
2 15 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) Time Management
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.64%) BPEL
9 2 (3.64%) BPMN
9 2 (3.64%) Coaching
9 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Jython
3 2 (3.64%) Korn
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) MCSE
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.09%) DBS Check
5 5 (9.09%) MCP
6 3 (5.45%) CISSP
7 2 (3.64%) VCP5
7 2 (3.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.82%) CCSA
8 1 (1.82%) CCSE
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.09%) UAG
3 9 (16.36%) XenApp
4 6 (10.91%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (9.09%) Terminal Server
6 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (7.27%) vSphere
7 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) WSUS
2 5 (9.09%) Sysprep
3 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.82%) AppManager
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.82%) MOM
5 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.82%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) EMC
7 6 (10.91%) Fujitsu
8 5 (9.09%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) NetApp
10 3 (5.45%) Symantec
11 2 (3.64%) Avaya
11 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.64%) Polycom
11 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.64%) Veritas
12 1 (1.82%) Equitrac
12 1 (1.82%) Meraki