The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Cambridge 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 39 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing IIS 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 2.05% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 9.09% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £370 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+110.36% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
86 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.99% 22.51% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 28
Average daily rate £375 £268 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £23.43 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
IIS
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
3 9 (52.94%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) FTP
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) NetApp
6 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
6 6 (35.29%) XenApp
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (17.65%) SaaS
9 3 (17.65%) Red Gate
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) GxP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) FTP
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) RIA
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
2 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
3 4 (23.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Red Gate
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper