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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 63 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing IIS 25 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 0.61% 2.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 3.45% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Average daily rate £275 £420 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £410 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £424 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -25.78%
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
245 174 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.15% 17.58% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 99 49
Average daily rate £425 £408 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £23.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -29.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester +9 10 £275 - 2
Macclesfield - 5 £444 - 1
Crewe - 2 £374 -
Warrington -10 1 £275 -34.52%
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 10 (35.71%) VMware
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 8 (28.57%) High Availability
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.00%) WCF
9 7 (25.00%) Apache
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 6 (21.43%) Puppet
11 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
11 5 (17.86%) Coaching
11 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
11 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
11 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (17.86%) Change Management
11 5 (17.86%) Ext JS
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) Web Accessibility

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IaaS
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) WCF
3 5 (17.86%) Ext JS
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.14%) LAMP
6 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) WAMP
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 5 (17.86%) CentOS
4 5 (17.86%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
4 5 (17.86%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 4 (14.29%) vRealize
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
5 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense
5 2 (7.14%) BMC
5 2 (7.14%) Brocade
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya