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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 103 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 1.78% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.02% 10.44% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
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
332 431 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.09% 17.03% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 230 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 28
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.70 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 11 £375 +15.38% 12
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Bracknell -4 1 £350 -6.97%
IIS
South East

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) .NET
4 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.65%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) DNS
5 14 (28.57%) C#
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL
7 12 (24.49%) SQL
7 12 (24.49%) VMware
8 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
9 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (20.41%) SAN
9 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) Lotus
9 10 (20.41%) Clustering
10 9 (18.37%) Service Management
10 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.37%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.33%) MCTS
11 8 (16.33%) MCITP
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) IBM Notes
2 8 (16.33%) GroupWise
3 6 (12.24%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) iPlanet
4 4 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Lync
5 3 (6.12%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (4.08%) CMS
6 2 (4.08%) nginx
6 2 (4.08%) Sitefinity
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) POP3
3 7 (14.29%) SMTP
3 7 (14.29%) IMAP
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 5 (10.20%) HTTP
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) RTP
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) PBX
6 3 (6.12%) PSTN
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.08%) NuGet
3 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
1 11 (22.45%) Field Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) XML
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (6.12%) Ajax
6 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) XSL
7 2 (4.08%) XSLT
7 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.08%) WPF
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) AIX
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
6 4 (8.16%) zOS
7 2 (4.08%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
2 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (18.37%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Data Security
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Memory Management
5 4 (8.16%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
6 3 (6.12%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.08%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.33%) MCTS
3 8 (16.33%) MCITP
4 4 (8.16%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) vMotion
1 3 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.12%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Plesk
2 2 (4.08%) cPanel
2 2 (4.08%) Webmin
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Lotus
4 8 (16.33%) Novell
5 7 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco
7 3 (6.12%) Avaya
7 3 (6.12%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) Nortel
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Telerik
9 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.04%) Remedy