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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 75 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing IIS 8 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 3.31% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 23.85% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £310 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.29% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £246 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
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
161 109 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.35% 13.89% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 43
Average daily rate £413 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £45.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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
Chester -8 2 - - 1
Runcorn - 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 £420 - 2
Knutsford -6 1 - -
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) UNIX
4 11 (40.74%) LDAP
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) CA Single Sign-On
6 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) Sun
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
11 4 (14.81%) SAN
11 4 (14.81%) CA
11 4 (14.81%) VMware

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) iPlanet
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) IPv4
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Environment Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) iptables
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.41%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) MOM
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Sun
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) CA
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Websense
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) ArcSight