The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 70 91 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Contract jobs citing IIS 61 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.24% 1.52% 2.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.52% 8.70% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 34
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£350 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £428 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
IIS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
580 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.34% 17.42% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 243 199
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 55
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIS across the East of England region.

IIS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIS across the East of England region.

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IIS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Cambridgeshire +19 24 £350 -11.11% 9
Essex +4 20 £300 -13.04%
Hertfordshire -14 12 £438 +40.00% 8
Norfolk - 4 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 1 £500 +17.64% 2
IIS
England

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 50 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 42 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 32 (35.56%) .NET
6 28 (31.11%) PowerShell
7 27 (30.00%) VMware
8 25 (27.78%) DNS
9 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
9 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
10 20 (22.22%) DHCP
11 18 (20.00%) ITIL
11 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (18.89%) Linux
12 17 (18.89%) Web Services
13 16 (17.78%) C#
13 16 (17.78%) SQL
13 16 (17.78%) LDAP
13 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (15.56%) Finance
15 14 (15.56%) Citrix
15 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
16 13 (14.44%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (13.33%) SCOM
17 12 (13.33%) Project Management
17 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.44%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.78%) JBoss
6 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.56%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.22%) Apache
11 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.11%) Lync
11 1 (1.11%) Confluence
11 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Tridion
2 2 (2.22%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.56%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) DNS
2 20 (22.22%) DHCP
3 16 (17.78%) LDAP
4 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.67%) Firewall
5 6 (6.67%) FTP
5 6 (6.67%) WAN
5 6 (6.67%) LAN
5 6 (6.67%) SAN
6 5 (5.56%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) Network Security
7 2 (2.22%) SMTP
7 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.22%) Intranet
8 1 (1.11%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.11%) MGCP
8 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.56%) MySQL
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Analyst
2 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Administrator
3 12 (13.33%) Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Server Support
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) .NET
2 17 (18.89%) Web Services
3 12 (13.33%) XML
4 10 (11.11%) SOAP
5 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.78%) WCF
6 4 (4.44%) OAuth
6 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.44%) SAML
6 4 (4.44%) XACML
6 4 (4.44%) SPML
6 4 (4.44%) OpenID
7 3 (3.33%) HTML
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
7 3 (3.33%) LINQ
8 2 (2.22%) XSL
9 1 (1.11%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.11%) POCO
9 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Clustering
2 6 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) PKI
4 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.11%) DTV
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.11%) CCTV
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (18.89%) Linux
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Debian
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX
9 3 (3.33%) Fedora
10 1 (1.11%) AIX
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Project Management
2 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (8.89%) Workflow
3 8 (8.89%) DevOps
4 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
5 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.44%) SDLC
6 3 (3.33%) Build Automation
6 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (3.33%) ERP
6 3 (3.33%) CRM
6 3 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.22%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.78%) C#
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.67%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.56%) Korn
6 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.67%) MCSE
3 4 (4.44%) HNC
3 4 (4.44%) CISSP
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) vSphere
4 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.11%) Terminal Server
6 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.56%) XenApp
8 4 (4.44%) XenServer
8 4 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.44%) vCloud
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCOM
2 9 (10.00%) SCCM
3 4 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) VMware
3 14 (15.56%) Citrix
3 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.22%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) Oracle
5 9 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.56%) Akamai
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco
6 5 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (3.33%) NetApp
7 3 (3.33%) MKS
8 2 (2.22%) Veeam
8 2 (2.22%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.22%) Nintex
9 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) EMC
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