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 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
UK
Rank 586 617 587
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30  
Contract jobs citing ISA Server 23 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.045% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 23
Median daily rate £372 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.41% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £351 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.35% -20.23%  
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 with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4981 5782 5460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.14% 10.86% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3172 3510 3004
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 445 626
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £32.65
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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

ISA Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server over the 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISA Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 18 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 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
England +38 23 £372 -12.41% 5
London +36 8 £418 -7.22% 1
South East +13 6 £350 -17.64% 3
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 - 1
South West +5 4 £269 -36.76%
East of England - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Gloucestershire +7 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £400 +14.28%
Derby -7 2 £400 +14.28%
Derbyshire -8 2 £400 +14.28%
Bromley - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £269 -
Berkshire +13 1 - - 2
Bracknell -3 1 - -
City of London - 1 £382 -

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for ISA Server.

1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Firewall
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) DNS
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
6 14 (42.42%) DHCP
7 13 (39.39%) WAN
7 13 (39.39%) IIS
7 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
8 12 (36.36%) VMware
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 10 (30.30%) LAN
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (27.27%) Office 365
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
12 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Internet
13 7 (21.21%) SLA
13 7 (21.21%) HP
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (21.21%) SCCM

ISA Server
Top Related 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 13 (39.39%) IIS
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Apache
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) DNS
3 14 (42.42%) DHCP
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 10 (30.30%) LAN
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
7 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
9 4 (12.12%) Skype
10 2 (6.06%) DMZ
10 2 (6.06%) HTTP
10 2 (6.06%) Intranet
10 2 (6.06%) Modbus
10 2 (6.06%) Profibus
10 2 (6.06%) SSL
11 1 (3.03%) IPsec
11 1 (3.03%) Wireless
11 1 (3.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 3 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Presales
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) MOF
4 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) BPEL
6 1 (3.03%) Data Security
6 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Jython
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) MCSA
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCA
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCAA
6 1 (3.03%) CISM
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) UAG
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.03%) AppDNA
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Forcepoint
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
7 4 (12.12%) Juniper
8 3 (9.09%) EMC
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.09%) Remedy
8 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) Trustwave
9 2 (6.06%) Computacenter
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Meridio
10 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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