The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 255 226 210
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -16
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 12 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.047% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 0.36% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£335 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £332 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 - £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% -19.60%
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1234 1118 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.45% 13.13% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 513 367
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 160 176
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £27.26 £34.50
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 South East

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Surrey - 4 £375 -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (80.56%) SAN
3 28 (77.78%) VMware
4 25 (69.44%) SCOM
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (61.11%) MCSE
6 19 (52.78%) Citrix
7 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (41.67%) IIS
10 15 (41.67%) BladeLogic
11 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
11 14 (38.89%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (36.11%) UAG
12 13 (36.11%) NAS
12 13 (36.11%) SCCM
12 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (36.11%) SQL
12 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
12 13 (36.11%) SLA
12 13 (36.11%) Terminal Services
12 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (33.33%) Change Management
13 12 (33.33%) VMware ESX
13 12 (33.33%) Windows 2000
13 12 (33.33%) SQL Server

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (41.67%) IIS
2 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) NAS
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) Broadband
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) X.400
6 1 (2.78%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 11 (30.56%) Windows NT
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (33.33%) Change Management
2 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (61.11%) MCSE
2 10 (27.78%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 14 (38.89%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (36.11%) UAG
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (36.11%) Terminal Services
5 12 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.33%) vSphere
7 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (69.44%) SCOM
2 15 (41.67%) BladeLogic
3 13 (36.11%) SCCM
4 8 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.78%) WSUS
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.78%) MOM
7 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Citrix
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 11 (30.56%) F5
5 11 (30.56%) Intel
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) IronPort
7 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 3 (8.33%) Websense
7 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.33%) Nokia
7 3 (8.33%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee