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 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 104 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 2.17% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 13.09% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 30
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£387 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.57%
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
417 405 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.89% 16.55% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 211 224
Average daily rate £400 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.05 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £19.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 16 £362 -3.40% 4
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
IIS
South East

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (71.79%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 12 (30.77%) C#
7 11 (28.21%) DNS
8 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.08%) VMware
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (20.51%) VMware ESX
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (20.51%) C++
9 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.95%) HTTP
10 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
11 6 (15.38%) DHCP
11 6 (15.38%) SSL
11 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 5 (12.82%) MVC

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) HTTP
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) SSL
4 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 5 (12.82%) Internet
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
7 3 (7.69%) LDAP
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) VLAN
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
9 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.56%) DMZ
9 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.82%) MySQL
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.56%) WiX
4 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 6 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 3 (7.69%) SAML
6 3 (7.69%) Ajax
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
7 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (5.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.13%) XSD
7 2 (5.13%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) WAP
8 1 (2.56%) COM
8 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) CentOS
5 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) zOS
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Data Security
3 5 (12.82%) MVC
3 5 (12.82%) Coaching
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
4 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) C++
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (10.26%) Java
9 3 (7.69%) VBScript
9 3 (7.69%) VB
9 3 (7.69%) Ruby
9 3 (7.69%) PHP
9 3 (7.69%) Python
10 2 (5.13%) C
11 1 (2.56%) Tcl
11 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Plesk
1 3 (7.69%) cPanel
1 3 (7.69%) Webmin
2 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) HP