Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 802 792
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -43
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 21 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.027% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 27
England median daily rate £340 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £289 £222 £296
90th Percentile £593 £457 £438
UK median daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
England median hourly rate £16.63 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.04% -37.50% -52.94%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.08 £15.85
90th Percentile £17.13 £12.75 £21.20
UK median hourly rate £16.63 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.04% -37.50% -52.94%

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 11,963 10,990 10,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 12.21% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,852 6,949 5,878
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £156
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 736 1,081
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £46.60 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
London -27 9 £370 -0.67% 3
South West +7 7 £331 +32.50% 1
North of England +35 1 £340 -2.86% 1
Midlands +9 1 £173 -57.82%
North West +3 1 £340 -2.86%
East of England -9 1 - - 1
South East -28 1 £340 -2.86%
West Midlands - 1 £173 -
ISA Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) DNS
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) IIS
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) SCOM
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) Middleware
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) BEA
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
8 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) JBoss
8 5 (23.81%) Solaris
8 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (23.81%) CSS

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 11 (52.38%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) EPiServer
3 5 (23.81%) JBoss
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) Skype
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Extranet
6 3 (14.29%) Intranet
6 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
8 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Server Support
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (19.05%) SCADA
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 3 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (19.05%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) vSphere
5 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.76%) vMotion
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) BEA
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) Dell
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Veritas
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) Becrypt
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint