The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50
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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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
253 286 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.04% 10.46% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 117
Average daily rate £338 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £42.38 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SurfControl
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Websense
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SurfControl
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat