The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 47 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing IIS 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.37% 1.23% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.89% 7.14% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
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£365 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -
IIS
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
101 70 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.77% 17.20% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +16.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (47.62%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (47.62%) LDAP
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (42.86%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 8 (38.10%) Project Management
8 8 (38.10%) Terminal Server
8 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (33.33%) Debian
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (33.33%) Tridion
9 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) C#
12 4 (19.05%) XML
12 4 (19.05%) IBM
12 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (14.29%) Workflow
13 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (14.29%) Fedora
13 3 (14.29%) HP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (47.62%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) LDAP
3 9 (42.86%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) WF
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) CAML
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Debian
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Fedora
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) Nintex
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Cognos
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix