The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISA Server over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
Rank 573 606 576
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 18 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.057% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 18
Median daily rate £363 £425 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +33.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £346 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 -

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
5164 5302 5204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.35% 10.35% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3258 3168 2886
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 474 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISA Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISA Server within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 18 £363 -14.70% 1
London +21 8 £418 +22.79%
South East +5 5 £350 -17.64%
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 -
East of England - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
South West -6 2 £275 -35.29% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £275 -
City of London - 1 £382 -

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 21 (72.41%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco
6 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 13 (44.83%) IIS
6 13 (44.83%) DHCP
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) WAN
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) LAN
11 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (27.59%) Office 365
11 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (24.14%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (20.69%) Forcepoint
13 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
13 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
13 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) DHCP
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
3 12 (41.38%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
6 5 (17.24%) Internet
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
8 3 (10.34%) Skype
9 2 (6.90%) DMZ
9 2 (6.90%) HTTP
9 2 (6.90%) Modbus
9 2 (6.90%) Profibus
9 2 (6.90%) SSL
10 1 (3.45%) Intranet
10 1 (3.45%) IPsec
10 1 (3.45%) Wireless
10 1 (3.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 3 (10.34%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Flash
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Presales
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) MOF
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) BPEL
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Security
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Jython
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) MCSA
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) CCA
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCAA
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) UAG
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.34%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.45%) vMotion
4 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Forcepoint
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) Trustwave
7 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) AppSense
8 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
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