The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 545 540 505
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 54 33 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 0.66% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 44
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£330 £308 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £261 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +35.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £21.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-8.13% +35.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5415 5031 4848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.62% 9.59% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3047 2590 2346
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 574 598
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISA Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISA Server within the UK.

ISA Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISA Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISA Server within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

ISA Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISA Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server within the UK.

ISA Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISA Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
England +8 50 £335 +8.06% 14
South East +13 19 £325 - 6
London +10 13 £392 +20.61% 2
Surrey - 8 - -
Milton Keynes +4 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 5 - - 3
East of England -24 5 £450 +55.17% 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £335 -4.28%
Hampshire - 4 £320 -
City of London +28 3 - -
South West - 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Gloucester - 2 - - 2
Berkshire +2 1 - - 2
Norwich - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 72 (77.42%) Windows
2 64 (68.82%) Active Directory
3 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 49 (52.69%) VMware
5 45 (48.39%) Firewall
6 42 (45.16%) DNS
7 40 (43.01%) MS Exchange
8 37 (39.78%) DHCP
9 36 (38.71%) SQL
10 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
10 35 (37.63%) SAN
10 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (34.41%) IIS
11 32 (34.41%) Citrix
12 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (29.03%) MCSE
13 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
13 27 (29.03%) Cisco
14 25 (26.88%) HP
15 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
15 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
15 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
16 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
17 19 (20.43%) Forefront TMG
18 18 (19.35%) ITIL
18 18 (19.35%) LAN
19 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
19 17 (18.28%) Migration

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (43.01%) MS Exchange
2 32 (34.41%) IIS
3 27 (29.03%) SharePoint
4 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (13.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.60%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (3.23%) Apache
11 2 (2.15%) Lync
11 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.08%) CMS
12 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.98%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (48.39%) Firewall
2 42 (45.16%) DNS
3 37 (39.78%) DHCP
4 35 (37.63%) SAN
5 18 (19.35%) LAN
6 14 (15.05%) WAN
7 12 (12.90%) VPN
8 10 (10.75%) NAS
9 9 (9.68%) Network Security
10 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.53%) Internet
11 6 (6.45%) Extranet
11 6 (6.45%) Wireless
11 6 (6.45%) IPv4
11 6 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (6.45%) VoIP
11 6 (6.45%) SMTP
12 5 (5.38%) SSL
12 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.08%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.08%) IDOL
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Back Office
3 5 (5.38%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.30%) German Language
5 3 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Local Government
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Administrator
3 10 (10.75%) Server Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
6 7 (7.53%) SharePoint Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Server Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) Web Services
3 3 (3.23%) Middleware
3 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.23%) WPF
3 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.23%) WAP
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.08%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) JMS
5 1 (1.08%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 11 (11.83%) Replication
3 10 (10.75%) Clustering
4 7 (7.53%) Statistics
4 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) SCADA
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) Firmware
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.08%) HACMP
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (77.42%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (37.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.83%) Windows 2000
5 10 (10.75%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) UNIX
6 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.30%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Migration
3 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (5.38%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Change Control
6 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.30%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.23%) Information Security
8 3 (3.23%) Workflow
8 3 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.23%) Information Governance
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) SQL
2 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.75%) VBScript
4 9 (9.68%) VB
5 6 (6.45%) C
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) KiXtart
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) Jython
8 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (29.03%) MCSE
3 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.75%) MCP
6 6 (6.45%) MCITP
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.15%) MCTS
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) CCA
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (68.82%) Active Directory
2 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.43%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (17.20%) vSphere
5 11 (11.83%) VMware ESX
5 11 (11.83%) XenApp
6 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
8 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (5.38%) UAG
9 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (4.30%) XenServer
11 3 (3.23%) MetaFrame
12 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
12 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
13 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCOM
2 8 (8.60%) SCCM
3 6 (6.45%) DameWare
3 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.45%) OVSD
3 6 (6.45%) BladeLogic
3 6 (6.45%) OpenView
4 5 (5.38%) WSUS
5 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.30%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.30%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.23%) ARCserve
6 3 (3.23%) Sysprep
7 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 49 (52.69%) VMware
3 32 (34.41%) Citrix
4 27 (29.03%) Cisco
5 25 (26.88%) HP
6 15 (16.13%) CheckPoint
7 14 (15.05%) SolarWinds
8 13 (13.98%) IBM
9 12 (12.90%) F5
10 11 (11.83%) Clearswift
11 10 (10.75%) Websense
11 10 (10.75%) Nokia
12 9 (9.68%) NetApp
13 8 (8.60%) Oracle
14 7 (7.53%) Juniper
14 7 (7.53%) McAfee
14 7 (7.53%) Symantec
15 6 (6.45%) Open Text
15 6 (6.45%) 3PAR
16 5 (5.38%) Barracuda Networks
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