The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 152
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -40.47%  

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 266 410 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.29% 10.66% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 204 157
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £229 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 57
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.17 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.34 £39.50 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ISA Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISA Server in the North West

ISA Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the North West

ISA Server
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

ISA Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft