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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 47 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing IIS 17 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.18% 1.42% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.06% 9.21% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 11
Average daily rate
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£410 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.79% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £262 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £356 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +9.10%
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
141 152 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.08% 15.45% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £241 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 - 7 £420 - 2
Knutsford +7 2 £200 -45.57% 1
Crewe - 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (53.13%) .NET
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
8 13 (40.63%) SQL
8 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 11 (34.38%) DNS
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
11 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 10 (31.25%) VMware
11 10 (31.25%) Clustering
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (28.13%) C#
12 9 (28.13%) HTML
12 9 (28.13%) Oracle
13 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
14 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (21.88%) MCSE
14 7 (21.88%) Solaris
14 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
14 7 (21.88%) MCITP
14 7 (21.88%) MCTS

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.50%) Documentum
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) NAS
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.50%) BODI
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) XSD
5 2 (6.25%) XSLT
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Solaris
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) HPUX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.38%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.50%) Time Management
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) TDD
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) SOA
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) CAFM
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
1 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) MCITP
1 7 (21.88%) MCTS
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 4 (12.50%) Compuware
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.50%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
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