Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 830 830
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -13
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 13 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.090% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
England median daily rate £515 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.47% -20.00% +23.64%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £222
90th Percentile £544 £570 £487
UK median daily rate £515 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +51.47% -20.00% +27.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
England median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 14,390 11,447 12,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 12.42% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,457 7,446 7,651
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £180
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 628 809
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +8.42% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £37.30
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 -6 7 £538 +58.09% 2
London -12 3 £518 +39.86% 1
South West -23 3 £195 -38.82%
ISA Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) IIS
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) Solaris
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Information Security
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Security Management
8 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 4 (30.77%) Back Office
8 4 (30.77%) CISA
8 4 (30.77%) CISM
8 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
8 4 (30.77%) McAfee
8 4 (30.77%) Internet
8 4 (30.77%) CISSP
8 4 (30.77%) Veritas
8 4 (30.77%) IBM
8 4 (30.77%) SLA
8 4 (30.77%) CCSP
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint

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 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) NFC
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Payments Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) SCADA
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Business Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Privacy
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Fuzz Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (30.77%) CCSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISA
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CLAS
2 4 (30.77%) CREST Certified
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) IISP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) GDPR
1 4 (30.77%) ISAE 3402
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 22301
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 31000
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
1 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (23.08%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) UAG
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nessus
1 4 (30.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) Netcool
2 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (30.77%) Centrify
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Imperva
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) Okta
4 4 (30.77%) Qualys
4 4 (30.77%) Splunk
4 4 (30.77%) Trend Micro
4 4 (30.77%) Tripwire
4 4 (30.77%) Veritas
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Meridio
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy