The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 73 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing IIS 51 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 0.92% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.59% 5.34% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
405 412 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.09% 17.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 194 208
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
IIS
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +21 31 £375 -11.76% 1
Slough - 8 £313 - 4
Bracknell +2 2 £390 +136.36%
Maidenhead -4 1 £210 -40.00%
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
IIS
South East

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 79 (73.83%) Windows
2 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
3 49 (45.79%) SQL
4 45 (42.06%) .NET
5 42 (39.25%) SQL Server
6 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
7 33 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (25.23%) Internet
9 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
10 22 (20.56%) Linux
10 22 (20.56%) DNS
11 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
12 20 (18.69%) HTML
13 19 (17.76%) C#
13 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
14 18 (16.82%) VMware
14 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
14 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
14 18 (16.82%) Oracle
15 17 (15.89%) CSS
15 17 (15.89%) XML
16 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
17 15 (14.02%) LDAP
18 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
19 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (11.21%) MCSE
19 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.61%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.61%) Apache
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) Internet
2 22 (20.56%) DNS
3 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
4 15 (14.02%) LDAP
5 9 (8.41%) HTTP
5 9 (8.41%) SAN
6 8 (7.48%) HTTPS
7 7 (6.54%) FTP
8 6 (5.61%) Kerberos
8 6 (5.61%) DHCP
9 5 (4.67%) Firewall
9 5 (4.67%) NAS
10 2 (1.87%) SSL
10 2 (1.87%) ATM
10 2 (1.87%) WAN
10 2 (1.87%) SMTP
10 2 (1.87%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.87%) snoop
11 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.48%) IDOL
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.74%) DataStage
6 4 (3.74%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.87%) DB2
7 2 (1.87%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.87%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.87%) Hudson
6 1 (0.93%) Gradle
6 1 (0.93%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.93%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
1 7 (6.54%) Billing
2 3 (2.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (17.76%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.82%) Developer
3 11 (10.28%) Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Field Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Server Support
7 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) .NET
2 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.69%) HTML
4 17 (15.89%) CSS
4 17 (15.89%) XML
5 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.35%) DCOM
7 9 (8.41%) WCF
8 8 (7.48%) jQuery
9 6 (5.61%) XSD
9 6 (5.61%) Web Services
10 5 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.67%) NHibernate
11 4 (3.74%) MSMQ
12 3 (2.80%) XSLT
12 3 (2.80%) Ajax
12 3 (2.80%) HTML5
13 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.87%) Middleware
13 2 (1.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) PKI
2 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) Clustering
4 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Wiki
7 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.93%) IPTV
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Social Media
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (73.83%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.56%) Linux
4 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.80%) UNIX
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (9.35%) MVC
3 8 (7.48%) Web Development
3 8 (7.48%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (6.54%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.61%) Web Analytics
5 6 (5.61%) Migration
5 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.61%) Analytics
6 5 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (4.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (3.74%) Change Management
7 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.74%) Project Management
7 4 (3.74%) ITIL
7 4 (3.74%) DevOps
8 3 (2.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.79%) SQL
2 19 (17.76%) C#
2 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
3 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.21%) VBScript
5 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.48%) C
7 7 (6.54%) VB
8 6 (5.61%) Lua
8 6 (5.61%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) Java
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
1 12 (11.21%) MCSE
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.28%) Degree
3 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) MCSD
5 4 (3.74%) MCTS
6 2 (1.87%) MCPD
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.87%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) NLBS
4 2 (1.87%) vSphere
4 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) WSUS
1 10 (9.35%) WMI
1 10 (9.35%) SCCM
1 10 (9.35%) SCOM
2 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.82%) VMware
2 18 (16.82%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 6 (5.61%) Google
5 5 (4.67%) CA
6 4 (3.74%) IBM
6 4 (3.74%) Lotus
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco
7 3 (2.80%) Omniture
7 3 (2.80%) Unica
8 2 (1.87%) Meridio
8 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.87%) Citrix
8 2 (1.87%) Cognos
8 2 (1.87%) F5
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.93%) Veritas