The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 41 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.77% 1.90% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.97% 11.48% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£425 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+61.33% +25.00%
IIS
South Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
78 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.75% 16.53% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

IIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (66.67%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (25.00%) BDD
8 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) SOAP
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (25.00%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (41.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Support
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) OS/400
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) IBM