The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 257 261
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 2 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -35.29% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +128.00% -60.93%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 952 1166 1250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.46% 13.07% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 690 624
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 104 152
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +17.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISA Server in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISA Server in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire +14 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
ISA Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) MCSA
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (62.50%) UAG

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) Modbus
4 1 (12.50%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSA
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) UAG
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Meridio
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle