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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 100 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing IIS 25 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.60% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.72% 10.13% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £306 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £31.78 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.15% +111.85%
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
437 454 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.15% 15.75% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 231 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £23.10 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -4 13 £400 +52.38% 5
Bracknell +1 4 £375 +3.37% 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
IIS
South East

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (41.67%) .NET
4 24 (40.00%) DNS
5 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (33.33%) Degree
6 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
7 18 (30.00%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) VMware
9 16 (26.67%) Linux
9 16 (26.67%) SAN
10 14 (23.33%) Service Management
10 14 (23.33%) C#
11 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (20.00%) Clustering
12 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (18.33%) MCTS
13 11 (18.33%) MCITP
13 11 (18.33%) Apache
13 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.33%) IBM
13 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.67%) Lotus
14 10 (16.67%) Internet
14 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 10 (16.67%) vSphere

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (18.33%) Apache
1 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) GroupWise
2 8 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 6 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (6.67%) Lync
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.67%) iPlanet
4 4 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (5.00%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) DNS
2 16 (26.67%) SAN
3 10 (16.67%) Internet
4 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) POP3
4 7 (11.67%) SMTP
4 7 (11.67%) IMAP
5 6 (10.00%) SSL
5 6 (10.00%) Firewall
6 5 (8.33%) VLAN
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (8.33%) HTTP
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) BGP
7 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) DB2
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.33%) NuGet
4 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Field Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Web Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.00%) HTML
5 7 (11.67%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) CSS
7 5 (8.33%) XML
8 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (6.67%) Regular Expression
8 4 (6.67%) WCF
9 3 (5.00%) WPF
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
9 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.00%) Ajax
9 3 (5.00%) XSL
9 3 (5.00%) J2EE
10 2 (3.33%) XSLT
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.33%) AIX
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.33%) Solaris
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (6.67%) SUSE
8 4 (6.67%) zOS
9 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.33%) CentOS
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Service Management
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.67%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) Data Security
8 3 (5.00%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Memory Management
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.33%) VBScript
9 2 (3.33%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (18.33%) MCTS
3 11 (18.33%) MCITP
4 3 (5.00%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSD
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.00%) Firmware
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.67%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (5.00%) vMotion
2 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Plesk
3 2 (3.33%) cPanel
3 2 (3.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) IBM
4 10 (16.67%) Lotus
5 8 (13.33%) Novell
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco
6 7 (11.67%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) CA
7 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk
8 3 (5.00%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) Avaya
8 3 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) Nortel
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) Telerik
10 1 (1.67%) F5
10 1 (1.67%) Remedy