Period
to 24 October 2017

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 24 October 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 West
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 206 209
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 0.52% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
South West median daily rate £319 £254 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.62% -27.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £225
90th Percentile £388 £385 £375
England median daily rate £340 £425 £344
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.64% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - -27.54% -28.13%

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 681 771 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.22% 13.20% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 457 353
South West median daily rate £351 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £130 £120
90th Percentile £530 £575 £488
England median daily rate £425 £412 £365
% change year-on-year +3.16% +12.88% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 95
South West median hourly rate £18.56 £15.75 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.24% +17.11%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.60 £42.46
England median hourly rate £16.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.42% -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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server in the South West over the 6 months to 24 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISA Server in the South West

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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 24 October 2017. 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 0 8 £313 +25.00%
Gloucestershire +15 1 £413 -2.94%
ISA Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (88.89%) DNS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) BEA
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Extranet
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Dell
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) BEA
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) VMware