Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 15 February 2019 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 West
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 195 205
Rank change year-on-year -32 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.047% 0.096% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
South West median daily rate £363 £325 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +28.08% -40.29%
10th Percentile £336 £306 £250
90th Percentile £389 £368 £260
England median daily rate £513 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +50.74% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.63 £12.25
% change year-on-year - +35.76% -38.75%

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,029 710 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.08% 13.63% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 409 405
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £213 £159 £120
90th Percentile £588 £588 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 67
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.55% +46.88% -13.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £46.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ISA Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for ISA Server in the South West

ISA Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISA Server in the South West

ISA Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the South West

ISA Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Bristol -25 2 £363 +11.54%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
ISA Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco

ISA Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas