The table below looks at the statistics for IIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIS over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
Rank 66 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing IIS 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.72% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.51% 4.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +55.82%
IIS
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
173 187 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.70% 16.76% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £278 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

IIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IIS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IIS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IIS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
4 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) JSON
5 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
5 10 (43.48%) RESTful
5 10 (43.48%) Lync
5 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (34.78%) QA
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) UNIX
9 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) CSS
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 3 (13.04%) HTTP
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP

IIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (43.48%) Lync
2 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.70%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.35%) X.509
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) JSON
5 10 (43.48%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) JAAS
9 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) DSDM
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) StatsD
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.35%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.35%) Sun