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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 57 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing IIS 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 2.52% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 13.49% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £423 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +76.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +55.82%
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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
155 126 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.86% 18.67% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 54
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £110.60 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (45.45%) Sitecore
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Sitecore
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) VMware