The first table below looks at the demand for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 130 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.046% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 0.46% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +51.51%
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
315 216 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.58% 10.04% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 130 114
Average daily rate £353 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.55 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £23.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
ISA Server
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ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (65.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (65.00%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (65.00%) IIS
6 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) VB
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) Clustering
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (65.00%) IIS
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.00%) WPF
1 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Acronis
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) 3Com