The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 101 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Contract jobs citing IIS 32 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 2.59% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 15.16% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 11
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£400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.65 £20.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +1.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +28.97%
IIS
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
441 475 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.34% 17.08% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 234 141
Average daily rate £378 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.03 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Reading -15 16 £425 +36.00% 3
Bracknell +6 7 £350 -3.44% 3
Slough -7 2 £350 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
IIS
South East

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 45 (53.57%) DNS
3 35 (41.67%) SQL
4 33 (39.29%) .NET
4 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (30.95%) VMware
8 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (28.57%) Degree
10 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
11 22 (26.19%) Linux
12 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 18 (21.43%) SAN
12 18 (21.43%) Lotus
13 16 (19.05%) C#
13 16 (19.05%) Service Management
13 16 (19.05%) vSphere
14 15 (17.86%) Change Management
14 15 (17.86%) IBM Notes
14 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
15 14 (16.67%) Apache
15 14 (16.67%) Java
15 14 (16.67%) Oracle
15 14 (16.67%) Internet
15 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (15.48%) ITIL
16 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
17 12 (14.29%) MCITP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 15 (17.86%) IBM Notes
2 14 (16.67%) Apache
3 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.52%) GroupWise
5 7 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (8.33%) GlassFish
6 6 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.76%) iPlanet
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (4.76%) Lync
8 4 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.57%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (2.38%) CMS
10 2 (2.38%) Sitefinity
11 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (53.57%) DNS
2 18 (21.43%) SAN
3 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.67%) Internet
5 12 (14.29%) SSL
6 11 (13.10%) Firewall
7 9 (10.71%) VLAN
8 8 (9.52%) VPN
9 7 (8.33%) POP3
9 7 (8.33%) SMTP
9 7 (8.33%) IMAP
10 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.95%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (5.95%) Network Security
11 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.95%) IPsec
11 5 (5.95%) BGP
11 5 (5.95%) DHCP
11 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) DB2
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.95%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.38%) NuGet
5 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Server Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Web Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Web Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Web Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) .NET
2 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.29%) HTML
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.71%) WCF
5 8 (9.52%) CSS
5 8 (9.52%) Web Services
6 7 (8.33%) J2EE
6 7 (8.33%) Flash
6 7 (8.33%) LAMP
6 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.33%) WPF
7 6 (7.14%) XML
8 5 (5.95%) Regular Expression
9 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.57%) HTML5
10 3 (3.57%) XSL
10 3 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (3.57%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Clustering
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.33%) CLARiiON
5 5 (5.95%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) RMADS
7 1 (1.19%) CESG
7 1 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.19%) Linux
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) AIX
7 5 (5.95%) Solaris
7 5 (5.95%) SUSE
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (4.76%) zOS
9 3 (3.57%) UNIX
9 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Service Management
2 15 (17.86%) Change Management
3 13 (15.48%) ITIL
4 12 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.10%) MVC
6 10 (11.90%) Web Development
7 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.52%) Project Management
9 7 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.76%) Capacity Management
12 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.57%) Operations Management
12 3 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (3.57%) DevOps
12 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) C#
3 14 (16.67%) Java
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
6 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.71%) VBScript
8 8 (9.52%) PHP
9 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (3.57%) C++
11 3 (3.57%) Ruby
12 2 (2.38%) VB
13 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.29%) MCTS
3 12 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) VCP4
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) MCP
5 1 (1.19%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) CISA
5 1 (1.19%) CISM
5 1 (1.19%) GIAC
5 1 (1.19%) CRISC
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.05%) vSphere
3 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (4.76%) Firmware
6 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.19%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.95%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) WMI
4 2 (2.38%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 18 (21.43%) Lotus
4 14 (16.67%) Oracle
5 10 (11.90%) IBM
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco
7 8 (9.52%) Novell
7 8 (9.52%) Citrix
8 7 (8.33%) EMC
8 7 (8.33%) Adobe
8 7 (8.33%) Symantec
9 6 (7.14%) HP
9 6 (7.14%) Dell
10 5 (5.95%) CA
10 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.95%) Splunk
11 3 (3.57%) Avaya
11 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.57%) Nortel
12 2 (2.38%) Telerik
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