The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 141 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 1.53% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £372 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +109.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £372 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £372 £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% -19.60%
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
323 262 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.81% 11.09% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 122 121
Average daily rate £363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 49
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
Devon - 1 £225 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
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ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat