Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISA Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISA Server over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 782 783
Rank change year-on-year -56 +1 -22
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 5 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.041% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 29
England median daily rate £340 £379 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% -5.38% +28.51%
10th Percentile £276 £263 £300
90th Percentile £380 £499 £450
UK median daily rate £380 £379 £400
% change year-on-year +0.40% -5.38% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
England median hourly rate £16.63 £12.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.58% -26.15% -
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £17.13 £40.40 £21.58
UK median hourly rate £16.63 £12.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +38.58% -26.15% -49.22%

ISA Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,204 9,742 10,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 11.54% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,938 6,208 6,580
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £180 £170 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 641 919
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.13 £10.12
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £42.05
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +1.61%

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISA Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISA Server in England

ISA Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISA Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISA Server in England

ISA Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISA Server in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in England

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -24 3 £380 +8.57%
South West +6 1 £285 +3.64%
East of England -6 1 - - 1
ISA Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared

ISA Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Extranet
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas