Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 821 805
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.023% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
England median daily rate £538 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.09% -2.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £338 £289 £222
90th Percentile £550 £593 £457
UK median daily rate £538 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +58.09% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
England median hourly rate - £16.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.04% -37.50%
UK median hourly rate - £16.63 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +33.04% -37.50%

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 14,167 11,909 10,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.54% 12.90% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,357 7,831 6,927
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 718 624 729
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £46.60 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.05 £16.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.45% +2.83% +3.23%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 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 16 January 2019. 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 +7 11 £538 +58.09%
South West -32 4 £363 +9.43% 1
ISA Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 13 (86.67%) IIS
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Public Cloud
3 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (60.00%) Solaris
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) IBM
5 8 (53.33%) CCSP
5 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
5 8 (53.33%) CISSP
5 8 (53.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (53.33%) CISA
5 8 (53.33%) CISM
5 8 (53.33%) Quality Management
5 8 (53.33%) McAfee
5 8 (53.33%) Security Management
5 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (53.33%) Back Office

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 13 (86.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) NFC
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) SonarQube
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Cloud Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Payments Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Security Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 10 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 8 (53.33%) Driving Licence
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (53.33%) Business Development
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (53.33%) Data Privacy
3 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) Fuzz Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
3 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Quality Management
3 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Security Management
3 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) TOGAF
3 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 8 (53.33%) CCSP
3 8 (53.33%) CISA
3 8 (53.33%) CISM
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) CLAS
3 8 (53.33%) CREST Certified
3 8 (53.33%) IISP
4 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) MCSA
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) GDPR
1 8 (53.33%) ISAE 3402
1 8 (53.33%) ISO 22301
1 8 (53.33%) ISO 31000
1 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
1 8 (53.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nessus
1 8 (53.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (13.33%) Netcool
3 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) ArcSight
4 8 (53.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (53.33%) Centrify
4 8 (53.33%) Google
4 8 (53.33%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) Imperva
4 8 (53.33%) McAfee
4 8 (53.33%) Okta
4 8 (53.33%) Qualys
4 8 (53.33%) Splunk
4 8 (53.33%) Trend Micro
4 8 (53.33%) Tripwire
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
7 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint