The first table below looks at the demand for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 17 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 Cardiff 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 42 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing IIS 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.38% 4.09% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 28.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.06% 14.62% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 14
Average daily rate £350 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
IIS
South Wales

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) RPG
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) OS/400
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) GIS
5 2 (28.57%) ESRI
5 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Banking

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) ArcGIS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) L2TP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) GIS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) OS/400
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCAD
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix