The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 54 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing IIS 4 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.93% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 4.24% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.03
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +9.28%
IIS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
126 165 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.45% 21.83% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £6.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £25.10 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 27 August 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) CRISC
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) EAI
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware