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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 49 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing IIS 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 1.10% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 7.81% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£373 £396 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-23.73% +1.73%
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
130 128 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.11% 14.14% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 57
Average daily rate £383 £329 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £226 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.04 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.07% +34.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.81 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
Knutsford +8 6 £458 +24.48%
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (38.10%) Oracle
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (33.33%) UNIX
8 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
9 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.19%) LDAP
10 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
11 10 (23.81%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) C#
11 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 10 (23.81%) CA SiteMinder
12 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) VMware
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
13 8 (19.05%) Clustering
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 7 (16.67%) Sun

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Documentum
4 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.14%) iPlanet
5 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) LDAP
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (4.76%) HTTP
6 2 (4.76%) Intranet
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) SSH
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) SNMP
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.52%) BODI
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.14%) MySQL
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 3 (7.14%) Ant
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) MSTest
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (4.76%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) XSD
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) Rendezvous
6 2 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (16.67%) Solaris
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.52%) HPUX
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) AIX
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
3 4 (9.52%) Time Management
3 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) OO
4 3 (7.14%) SOA
4 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCITP
2 5 (11.90%) MCTS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.76%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) MOM
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Sun
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) CA
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Compuware
6 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) ArcSight