The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 56 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing IIS 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 2.15% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 12.26% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
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£420 £423 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +76.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 106 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.59% 17.49% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 49
Average daily rate £320 £310 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.85 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
IIS
West Midlands

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) XSLT
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (33.33%) XHTML
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) JMS
7 3 (25.00%) EAI
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) Business Objects

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) DDNS
2 3 (25.00%) IPv4
2 3 (25.00%) IPv6
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) XHTML
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) COM+
6 3 (25.00%) DCOM
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sitecore
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (25.00%) IBM