Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 195 207
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.056% 0.13% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 1.05% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
South West median daily rate £195 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -35.29% +21.43%
England median daily rate £380 £382 £450
% change year-on-year -0.52% -15.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -

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 799 664 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.91% 11.99% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 412 437
South West median daily rate £390 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -2.07% +11.54%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £152
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 40 77
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.51 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.87% -1.51% -13.77%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.36 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £42.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

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 21 July 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
Gloucestershire +3 2 £195 -
Bristol -8 1 £285 +3.64%
ISA Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange

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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Extranet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM