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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 613 619 618
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 11 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.049% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.49% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 20
Median daily rate £304 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 £19.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% -55.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £16.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £20.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.75% -52.94%

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
6332 5541 5845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.01% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 3216 3211
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 625 736
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 2016.

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 20 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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 11 £304 -10.66%
South East +12 4 £500 +25.00%
South West - 4 £254 -
Bristol - 3 £254 -
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Derbyshire +1 1 £409 -
Derby 0 1 £409 -
East Midlands -7 1 £409 -
East of England - 1 £200 -
North West - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Chelmsford - 1 £200 -

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (54.84%) DNS
5 13 (41.94%) DHCP
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
6 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
6 12 (38.71%) IIS
7 11 (35.48%) Firewall
7 11 (35.48%) Office 365
8 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) SLA
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle
9 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) MS Office
10 8 (25.81%) Flash
10 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
11 7 (22.58%) Fujitsu
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) Time Management
11 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
11 7 (22.58%) Skype
11 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
11 7 (22.58%) SSL
12 6 (19.35%) PKI
13 5 (16.13%) Degree

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 12 (38.71%) IIS
1 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) assyst
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) Skype
5 7 (22.58%) SSL
6 5 (16.13%) Internet
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 4 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (12.90%) SAN
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
8 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.45%) HTTP
9 2 (6.45%) Intranet
9 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Web Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Web Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Web Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Messaging Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Flash
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Time Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) BPMN
5 1 (3.23%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Case Management
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Jython
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) CCAA
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) vMotion
4 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Fujitsu
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Forcepoint
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Intel
8 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas