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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
Rank 574 600 569
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 13 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.060% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 23
Median daily rate £350 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
5405 5084 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.17% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3391 3028 2834
Median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 487 589
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 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 18 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 23 January 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 +14 13 £350 -0.70% 3
South East +11 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £350 -
South West +2 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £409 -
Swindon 0 1 - -
Derby 0 1 £409 -
Derbyshire -4 1 £409 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 - 1

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) DHCP
3 13 (56.52%) DNS
4 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) LAN
7 9 (39.13%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) SLA
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 7 (30.43%) IIS
10 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) Forcepoint
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Change Management
11 5 (21.74%) CCNP
11 5 (21.74%) CCNA
11 5 (21.74%) 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DHCP
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) Intranet
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) Skype
6 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) Extranet
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Flash
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) BPMN
6 1 (4.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Case Management
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Presales
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Jython
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCA
5 1 (4.35%) CCAA
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) UAG
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) MOM
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) vMotion
4 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Forcepoint
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) Remedy
7 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
7 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.70%) Trustwave
8 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.35%) Meridio
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas