The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 538 521 514
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 42 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.96% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 32
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £463 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +51.51%
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5148 5015 4769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.56% 9.84% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2536 2263
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 617 652
Average hourly rate £15.81 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 37 £300 -7.69% 16
London 0 16 £281 -33.82% 5
South East -4 8 £349 +42.34% 4
City of London +27 5 £245 -24.61% 3
South West -24 5 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 2
Surrey - 3 - -
East of England -24 2 £350 +20.68% 4
Hampshire - 2 £355 - 1
Gloucester - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
3 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
4 52 (59.77%) Firewall
5 42 (48.28%) VMware
6 41 (47.13%) DNS
7 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
8 38 (43.68%) IIS
8 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
9 37 (42.53%) DHCP
10 35 (40.23%) SharePoint
10 35 (40.23%) PowerShell
11 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
12 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (34.48%) SC Cleared
13 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (33.33%) SQL
15 27 (31.03%) Citrix
16 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (26.44%) SAN
16 23 (26.44%) Cisco
16 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
17 22 (25.29%) Migration
18 21 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
18 21 (24.14%) HP
19 20 (22.99%) MCSE
19 20 (22.99%) LAN
20 19 (21.84%) ITIL
21 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (43.68%) IIS
1 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
2 35 (40.23%) SharePoint
3 21 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (18.39%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (12.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (4.60%) Apache
11 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.64%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.77%) Firewall
2 41 (47.13%) DNS
3 37 (42.53%) DHCP
4 23 (26.44%) SAN
5 20 (22.99%) LAN
6 15 (17.24%) WAN
7 12 (13.79%) SMTP
8 11 (12.64%) VPN
8 11 (12.64%) Network Security
9 8 (9.20%) Internet
10 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
11 6 (6.90%) IPv4
11 6 (6.90%) Wireless
11 6 (6.90%) NAS
11 6 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.60%) Extranet
12 4 (4.60%) VoIP
13 3 (3.45%) Intranet
13 3 (3.45%) SSL
13 3 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.15%) IDOL
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MSI
1 2 (2.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Back Office
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Administrator
2 15 (17.24%) SharePoint Administrator
3 14 (16.09%) Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Messaging Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) WAP
2 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.45%) WPF
2 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.30%) jQuery
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.64%) Replication
3 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.05%) Statistics
4 7 (8.05%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) SCADA
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 34 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (16.09%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.34%) Linux
6 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.05%) Windows 2000
8 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) UNIX
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Migration
2 19 (21.84%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.05%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Change Control
6 5 (5.75%) Information Governance
6 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Change Management
6 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) Workflow
8 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.30%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (2.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) PowerShell
2 29 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) VB
4 8 (9.20%) VBScript
5 7 (8.05%) C
6 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.30%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (22.99%) MCSE
5 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 5 (5.75%) MCITP
6 5 (5.75%) Degree
7 3 (3.45%) CCA
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) MCTS
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) CCEE
8 2 (2.30%) CCAA
9 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
9 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.09%) vSphere
4 13 (14.94%) VMware ESX
5 10 (11.49%) XenApp
6 9 (10.34%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (6.90%) XenServer
7 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.30%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) MAILsweeper
1 7 (8.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (6.90%) DameWare
2 6 (6.90%) OpenView
2 6 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.90%) OVSD
3 5 (5.75%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.60%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.45%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.45%) Sysprep
6 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.30%) AppManager
6 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (48.28%) VMware
3 27 (31.03%) Citrix
4 23 (26.44%) Cisco
5 21 (24.14%) HP
6 14 (16.09%) CheckPoint
6 14 (16.09%) Clearswift
7 13 (14.94%) Websense
7 13 (14.94%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (11.49%) Symantec
9 9 (10.34%) Open Text
9 9 (10.34%) IBM
9 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds
10 8 (9.20%) Nokia
11 7 (8.05%) McAfee
11 7 (8.05%) RightFax
12 6 (6.90%) F5
12 6 (6.90%) Oracle
13 5 (5.75%) NetApp
13 5 (5.75%) Juniper
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago