The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 402 413 383
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 12 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.036% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.43% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
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£392 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £291 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £486 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £20.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +32.78%
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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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2182 2076 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 8.30% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1246 1167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 182
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISA Server across the London region.

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in London

ISA Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server across the London region.

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +22 3 - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (76.67%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) DNS
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (63.33%) DHCP
5 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
5 19 (63.33%) MS Exchange
6 17 (56.67%) IIS
7 16 (53.33%) Firewall
8 15 (50.00%) VMware
8 15 (50.00%) ITIL
9 14 (46.67%) SQL
9 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (40.00%) LAN
11 11 (36.67%) SAN
12 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (33.33%) Cisco
12 10 (33.33%) IBM
12 10 (33.33%) HP
12 10 (33.33%) MS Office
12 10 (33.33%) Clearswift
12 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
14 8 (26.67%) vSphere
14 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
14 8 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (63.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (56.67%) IIS
3 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) DNS
2 19 (63.33%) DHCP
3 16 (53.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 11 (36.67%) SAN
6 6 (20.00%) IPv4
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) SMTP
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Extranet
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) Intranet
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (10.00%) Network Security
8 3 (10.00%) NAS
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
9 2 (6.67%) FTP
10 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 6 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) JMS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Statistics
3 5 (16.67%) Replication
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) HACMP
6 1 (3.33%) DataPower
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Document Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) High Availability
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.33%) Database Security
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) KiXtart
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Jython
6 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) CCA
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) OpenView
1 6 (20.00%) DameWare
1 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (20.00%) OVSD
2 4 (13.33%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.67%) AppManager
4 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (33.33%) Clearswift
4 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (23.33%) Websense
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 6 (20.00%) Open Text
6 6 (20.00%) Nokia
6 6 (20.00%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) RightFax
9 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
9 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (10.00%) Juniper
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (10.00%) EMC