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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank 616 589 572
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 27 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.084% 0.092%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 22
Median daily rate £473 £338 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £385 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +72.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-60.93% +72.97%

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
6741 5912 5450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.55% 10.55% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 3339 2950
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 613 628
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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
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 15 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 29 June 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 -19 27 £473 +37.45% 2
South East -3 13 £475 +46.15%
Berkshire +8 10 - -
London +8 10 £475 +35.71% 2
Bracknell - 10 - -
West Sussex -12 3 £475 +82.69%
Crawley - 3 £475 -
City of London +46 2 £478 +36.42%
East of England +14 2 £400 +128.57%
South West -9 2 £425 +21.42%
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 - -

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
3 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
4 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (41.18%) Firewall
6 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
7 17 (33.33%) SLA
8 16 (31.37%) Oracle
8 16 (31.37%) WSUS
8 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
9 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 15 (29.41%) Wireless
10 14 (27.45%) PKI
11 13 (25.49%) Fujitsu
11 13 (25.49%) Time Management
11 13 (25.49%) Identity Management
11 13 (25.49%) Flash
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 13 (25.49%) Java
11 13 (25.49%) Internet
12 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.53%) DHCP
12 12 (23.53%) Network Architecture
13 11 (21.57%) UAG
13 11 (21.57%) Wireless Security
13 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (21.57%) Security Management
14 10 (19.61%) IIS
15 9 (17.65%) MS Excel

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 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.61%) IIS
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.96%) Apache
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) assyst
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Yammer
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) DNS
2 15 (29.41%) Wireless
3 13 (25.49%) Internet
4 12 (23.53%) DHCP
5 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (21.57%) Wireless Security
6 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.76%) VPN
7 5 (9.80%) SAN
7 5 (9.80%) SSL
8 4 (7.84%) Network Security
8 4 (7.84%) Skype
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
10 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.92%) VoIP
10 2 (3.92%) WAN
11 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Law
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Web Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Web Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Field Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) PKI
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Identity Management
1 13 (25.49%) Time Management
2 12 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 11 (21.57%) Security Management
4 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Data Security
8 2 (3.92%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Jython
4 1 (1.96%) Korn
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) MCSE
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) CCNP
7 1 (1.96%) CCSA
7 1 (1.96%) CCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) VCP5
7 1 (1.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) UAG
3 7 (13.73%) XenApp
4 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) WSUS
2 3 (5.88%) MOM
3 2 (3.92%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.96%) AppManager
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 13 (25.49%) Fujitsu
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 6 (11.76%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) Remedy
8 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.92%) Apple
9 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.92%) F5
9 2 (3.92%) Juniper
9 2 (3.92%) Meraki
9 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.96%) CA