The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 74 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing IIS 5 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 2.41% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 10.92% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.22%
IIS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
120 174 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.06% 22.11% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 67
Average daily rate £400 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Average hourly rate £15.92 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.50 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IIS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -15 3 £325 -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Websense
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Lotus
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) Sybase

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Environment Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) DHTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Websense
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix