The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 26 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.29% 1.45% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.93% 11.63% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £300 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +28.97%
IIS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
81 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.40% 12.46% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 16
Average daily rate £445 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the Bedfordshire region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the Bedfordshire region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 17 £425 +41.66% 2
Bedford - - - -
IIS
East of England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIS.

1 61 (95.31%) Active Directory
2 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
3 50 (78.13%) Windows
4 46 (71.88%) E-Commerce
5 45 (70.31%) DNS
6 44 (68.75%) SCOM
7 39 (60.94%) DHCP
8 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (57.81%) SCCM
10 33 (51.56%) FTP
10 33 (51.56%) .NET
11 26 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (40.63%) Web Services
12 23 (35.94%) Akamai
13 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
14 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
15 14 (21.88%) DevOps
15 14 (21.88%) ITIL
16 10 (15.63%) SLA
17 5 (7.81%) Legal
17 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
17 5 (7.81%) Database Security
17 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
18 4 (6.25%) Retail
18 4 (6.25%) Publishing
18 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
18 4 (6.25%) Project Management
19 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
20 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
20 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (70.31%) DNS
2 39 (60.94%) DHCP
3 33 (51.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) ATM
4 1 (1.56%) ISDN
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.56%) SMTP
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
4 1 (1.56%) OSPF
4 1 (1.56%) BGP
4 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.56%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 4 (6.25%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (54.69%) Web Engineer
3 27 (42.19%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Build Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Server Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (1.56%) SecurID
2 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) DevOps
3 5 (7.81%) Database Security
3 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (95.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 44 (68.75%) SCOM
2 37 (57.81%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Akamai
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) F5
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.56%) Avaya
4 1 (1.56%) Juniper
4 1 (1.56%) Veritas
4 1 (1.56%) Lotus
4 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec
4 1 (1.56%) Websense
4 1 (1.56%) BT
4 1 (1.56%) 3Com
4 1 (1.56%) Brocade
4 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.56%) Aruba