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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
England / South East
Rank 235 250 257
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 6 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.20% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 1.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year -28.35% -  

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 947 1275 1238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.06% 13.86% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 789 629
Median daily rate £375 £360 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +0.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

ISA Server
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

ISA Server
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

ISA Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the South East

ISA Server
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 March 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire +11 1 - - 2
ISA Server
England

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) SLA
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Forcepoint
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (50.00%) UAG
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) MCSA
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

ISA Server
Top Related 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) DNA
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) MCSA
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) CCAA
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) UAG
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Forcepoint
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Meridio
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys