Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 July 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
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 836 819
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -45
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 27 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.046% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 40
UK median daily rate £382 £448 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.64% +27.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £261 £378 £223
90th Percentile £490 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £425 £331
% change year-on-year -35.29% +28.30% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -60.94% +68.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -60.94% +72.97%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10867 13174 11851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.33% 11.97% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6940 8132 6642
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £160
90th Percentile £588 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 918 1273
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -2.34% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £41.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.10
% change year-on-year -5.39% +5.00% +0.67%

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISA Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISA Server in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISA Server in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISA Server in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISA Server in the UK

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Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +34 27 £382 -14.64% 2
UK excluding London +44 16 £275 -35.29% 2
London +4 11 £385 -18.09% 1
South West +11 7 £275 -35.29% 1
Midlands +21 3 £405 +15.71%
South East +4 3 - -
East Midlands -13 3 £405 +15.71%
East of England -5 2 £475 +18.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
North of England - 1 £195 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) HP
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) IIS
6 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (33.33%) Office 365
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
8 8 (29.63%) Internet
8 8 (29.63%) WAN
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.93%) SCOM
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (18.52%) SCCM

ISA Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (44.44%) IIS
2 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
5 3 (11.11%) Apache
5 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) Internet
4 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) Skype
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 3 (11.11%) DMZ
8 3 (11.11%) Modbus
8 3 (11.11%) Profibus
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.41%) Intranet
9 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.11%) Back Office
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) IT Support
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (7.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Information Management
4 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) MOF
4 3 (11.11%) Presales
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Break/Fix
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) SCOrch
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.70%) DameWare
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.70%) Netcool
6 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) EMC
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) Veritas
7 3 (11.11%) Meridio
7 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.41%) Trustwave
9 1 (3.70%) Becrypt
9 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.70%) Compaq
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