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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 48 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing IIS 21 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.55% 2.51% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.00% 12.78% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £23.78 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
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
150 180 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.23% 19.65% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 106
Average daily rate £325 £309 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £10.11 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -10 6 £410 - 8
Knutsford - 5 £200 -
Crewe -7 3 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 1
IIS
North West

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
6 29 (65.91%) SharePoint
7 20 (45.45%) .NET
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 19 (43.18%) SQL
9 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
9 18 (40.91%) DNS
10 17 (38.64%) Clustering
10 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
11 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
12 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
13 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (31.82%) Finance
13 14 (31.82%) VMware
13 14 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (25.00%) MCTS
16 11 (25.00%) MCITP
16 11 (25.00%) MCSE
16 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (22.73%) Cyber-Ark

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (65.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.82%) Documentum
6 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (4.55%) Apache
7 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js
7 2 (4.55%) Lync
8 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) SAN
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (6.82%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) HTTP
7 1 (2.27%) ADSL
7 1 (2.27%) Broadband
7 1 (2.27%) Intranet
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) MSTest
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) XSD
5 2 (4.55%) XSLT
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 6 (13.64%) Linux
6 5 (11.36%) UNIX
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.82%) HPUX
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
4 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) TDD
5 2 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) MCTS
1 11 (25.00%) MCITP
1 11 (25.00%) MCSE
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.82%) Compuware
7 3 (6.82%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec