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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 373 380 362
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 13 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.096% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 1.11% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
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£328 £330 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £287 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.25
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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
1849 1887 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.94% 8.63% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1156 961
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 111 214
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
City of London +15 3 £323 +2.38%
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) IIS
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Aruba
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 4 (21.05%) Security Management
8 4 (21.05%) VMware

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
1 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) HTTP
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
6 4 (21.05%) SMTP
6 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
8 2 (10.53%) LDAP
9 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) EDRMS
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) JMS
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Spread Betting
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) HACMP
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Design
2 4 (21.05%) Security Management
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Jython
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Aruba
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Veritas
5 3 (15.79%) Meridio
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Compaq
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Open Text
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds