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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
England / South West
Rank 133 138 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.069% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 0.58% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £269 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.76% -5.55%  
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 £16.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.35% -20.23%  

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 301 342 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.69% 11.79% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 195 157
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 42
Median hourly rate £15.89 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £8.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.50 £34.00
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +7 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £269 -
ISA Server
England

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Apache

ISA Server
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) BPMN
2 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Jython
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas