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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 26 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing IIS 16 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.34% 0.58% 2.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.92% 2.38% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +106.66%
IIS
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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 Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
73 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.78% 24.42% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 25
Average daily rate £325 £394 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £20.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
4 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) LDAP
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) Terminal Server
5 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Tridion
5 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (43.75%) Debian
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (18.75%) Fedora
9 3 (18.75%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Dell
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) LDAP
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Debian
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Fedora
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Nintex
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
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