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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 259 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.011% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.100% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
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£260 - £128
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £195
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +105.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
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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
1183 1004 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.02% 11.10% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 454 408
Average daily rate £370 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 141 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.25 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
West Sussex - 1 £260 - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) SCOM
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
7 7 (43.75%) .NET
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 7 (43.75%) CRM
7 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
7 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) Clustering
8 6 (37.50%) MCSE
8 6 (37.50%) SLA
8 6 (37.50%) Citrix
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
9 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (31.25%) BladeLogic
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (12.50%) UAG
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
2 5 (31.25%) BladeLogic
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Intel
4 3 (18.75%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) F5