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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 242 250 239
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.095% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 0.77% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate £400 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
980 1174 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.45% 12.40% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 579 453
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 118 135
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire - 11 £400 -
Surrey - 4 - -
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England

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (68.18%) WSUS
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) DNS
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) DHCP
5 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) Wireless
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (31.82%) MCP
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) MCSE
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
8 7 (31.82%) Sysprep
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
8 7 (31.82%) DBS Check
9 6 (27.27%) UAG
9 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
9 6 (27.27%) Wireless Security
9 6 (27.27%) PKI
9 6 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
9 6 (27.27%) Security Management
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Forefront TMG

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
7 6 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (27.27%) Wireless Security
8 2 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (9.09%) Skype
9 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Field Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) IT Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Field Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Network Field Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Network Support
4 5 (22.73%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IT Support
6 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) WAP
1 2 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
1 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
1 6 (27.27%) Security Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) DBS Check
1 7 (31.82%) MCP
1 7 (31.82%) MCSE
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) VCP5
3 2 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) UAG
3 5 (22.73%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) WSUS
2 7 (31.82%) Sysprep
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Polycom
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint