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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 579 548 525
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 29 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.064% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.63% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 25
Average daily rate £376 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.36% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
ISA Server
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
4646 4765 4443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 10.14% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2605 2280
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 568 524
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +5 15 £400 -
London +1 9 £300 -15.49% 2
South West 0 5 £425 +88.88% 1
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (75.51%) Windows
3 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
4 26 (53.06%) DNS
5 25 (51.02%) Firewall
6 23 (46.94%) DHCP
7 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 19 (38.78%) IIS
8 19 (38.78%) Cisco
9 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
9 18 (36.73%) VMware
10 17 (34.69%) Internet
10 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (32.65%) WSUS
11 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
12 15 (30.61%) SQL
13 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
14 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
15 12 (24.49%) VPN
16 11 (22.45%) Citrix
16 11 (22.45%) Wireless
16 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (20.41%) XenApp
17 10 (20.41%) SLA
18 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
18 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
18 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
18 9 (18.37%) Skype for Business

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 19 (38.78%) IIS
2 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (18.37%) Skype for Business
6 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) DNS
2 25 (51.02%) Firewall
3 23 (46.94%) DHCP
4 17 (34.69%) Internet
5 12 (24.49%) VPN
6 11 (22.45%) Wireless
7 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.33%) WAN
9 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (14.29%) LAN
9 7 (14.29%) Wireless Security
10 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.12%) Network Security
11 3 (6.12%) SAN
12 2 (4.08%) HTTP
12 2 (4.08%) LDAP
12 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (4.08%) Skype
12 2 (4.08%) SSL
13 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) ERwin
General
1 5 (10.20%) Back Office
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Field Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) IT Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Technical Leader
5 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Exchange Administrator
7 5 (10.20%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Network Field Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Network Support
7 5 (10.20%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) IT Support
8 4 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) WAP
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.08%) XMPP
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
3 7 (14.29%) PKI
4 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.20%) EMC VNX
6 3 (6.12%) Clustering
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.20%) Android
8 4 (8.16%) Unix
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.08%) AIX
10 2 (4.08%) Linux
10 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
1 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.33%) Identity Management
2 8 (16.33%) Network Architecture
3 7 (14.29%) Security Management
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
8 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Jython
2 2 (4.08%) Korn
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) VB
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) MCP
2 7 (14.29%) MCSE
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCITP
4 2 (4.08%) VCP5
4 2 (4.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) XenApp
3 7 (14.29%) UAG
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) BitLocker
5 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (10.20%) Terminal Server
5 5 (10.20%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) Brightmail
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) WSUS
2 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) Sysprep
3 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.08%) AppManager
5 2 (4.08%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.04%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) Citrix
5 8 (16.33%) HP
6 6 (12.24%) EMC
7 5 (10.20%) Bomgar
7 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 4 (8.16%) Dell
8 4 (8.16%) NetApp
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy
9 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.12%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) Aruba
10 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.08%) LANDesk
10 2 (4.08%) OpenText
10 2 (4.08%) Polycom
10 2 (4.08%) Veritas