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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 255 239 228
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 1.17% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£363 £349 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +42.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £303
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.00%
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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
1138 1026 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 11.16% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 519 554
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 £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 124 156
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 +1 3 - - 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire -23 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (46.67%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (46.67%) CRM
5 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Remedy
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (26.67%) Lync
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) SCOM
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Remedy
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) EMC