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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 215 223 230
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 28 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.092% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.51% 0.73% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £313 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £305 £316
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £20.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £20.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+116.04% +32.78%
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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
1116 1096 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.16% 12.58% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 529 400
Average daily rate £347 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 136 157
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.70 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
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 1 October 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
Surrey +12 13 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 10 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 £320 -
Berkshire +17 1 - - 8
Kent - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) SAN
5 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (57.14%) MCSE
6 20 (57.14%) SCOM
7 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
8 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (42.86%) Citrix
10 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (34.29%) Forefront TMG
11 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
12 11 (31.43%) IIS
12 11 (31.43%) SQL
12 11 (31.43%) UAG
12 11 (31.43%) SolarWinds
12 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
12 11 (31.43%) SCCM
12 11 (31.43%) BladeLogic
12 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (28.57%) F5
13 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
13 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (28.57%) Firewall
13 10 (28.57%) Terminal Services
13 10 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (25.71%) Windows 2000

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (31.43%) IIS
2 10 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) NAS
4 8 (22.86%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) Wireless
6 3 (8.57%) IPsec
6 3 (8.57%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) Broadband
8 1 (2.86%) X.400
8 1 (2.86%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) WAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 2000
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 8 (22.86%) Windows NT
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (57.14%) MCSE
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (31.43%) UAG
4 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
7 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (8.57%) vSphere
8 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) SCOM
2 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 11 (31.43%) BladeLogic
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (11.43%) WSUS
4 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
5 3 (8.57%) Sysprep
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) MOM
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) SolarWinds
5 10 (28.57%) F5
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) Intel
7 5 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.57%) Avaya
8 3 (8.57%) Juniper
8 3 (8.57%) Nokia
8 3 (8.57%) Websense
8 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.57%) IronPort
8 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.71%) CommVault
10 1 (2.86%) NetApp
10 1 (2.86%) McAfee
10 1 (2.86%) PlateSpin
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