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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 59 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 1.59% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 10.23% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£403 £420 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £374 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.70% +21.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%
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
144 88 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.68% 15.55% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 52 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £19.10 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) CommVault
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Fedora
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix