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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK / England
Rank 542 591 569
Rank change year-on-year +49 -22  
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 24 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.049% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.45% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 23
Median daily rate £363 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £351 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.35% -20.23%  

ISA Server is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4643 5318 5149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.20% 10.84% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 3276 2847
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 428 606
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ISA Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISA Server in England

ISA Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
London +39 8 £418 -7.22% 1
South East 0 6 £350 -17.64% 3
South West +6 4 £269 -36.76%
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire - 1 £195 - 1
ISA Server
UK

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (47.06%) DNS
6 15 (44.12%) DHCP
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco
7 14 (41.18%) IIS
7 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 13 (38.24%) WAN
8 13 (38.24%) VMware
9 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
11 10 (29.41%) LAN
12 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
12 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (26.47%) Office 365
13 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
13 8 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
13 8 (23.53%) SQL
13 8 (23.53%) HP
13 8 (23.53%) Internet
14 7 (20.59%) SLA
14 7 (20.59%) Oracle
14 7 (20.59%) MS Office

ISA Server
Top Related 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 14 (41.18%) IIS
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.94%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) DNS
3 15 (44.12%) DHCP
4 13 (38.24%) WAN
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
6 8 (23.53%) Internet
7 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
9 4 (11.76%) Skype
10 2 (5.88%) DMZ
10 2 (5.88%) HTTP
10 2 (5.88%) Intranet
10 2 (5.88%) Modbus
10 2 (5.88%) Profibus
10 2 (5.88%) SSL
11 1 (2.94%) IPsec
11 1 (2.94%) Wireless
11 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Flash
1 3 (8.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Presales
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) MOF
4 3 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Information Management
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) BPEL
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Jython
4 1 (2.94%) Korn
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCNP
4 5 (14.71%) MCSA
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCA
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) CCAA
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) UAG
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.94%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Netcool
5 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) Forcepoint
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 4 (11.76%) Juniper
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Meridio
8 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.82%) Remedy
8 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (8.82%) SAP
8 3 (8.82%) Trustwave
9 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (5.88%) Veritas
10 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
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